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Re: HR 1542
From: Steve Sobol <sjsobol () NorthShoreTechnologies net>
Date: Sat, 05 May 2001 16:46:29 -0400
"Joseph T. Klein" wrote:
Hmmm .... I don't think this improves competition.
Joseph T. Klein +1 414 915 7489
Senior Network Engineer jtk () titania net
Adelphia Business Solutions joseph.klein () adelphiacom com
[Joseph, this mini-rant is not directed specifically at you, so please
do not take it personally.]
I felt compelled to answer this. You work for a company operating in
another industry that is doing much the same thing! I don't see Adelphia's
cable Internet services in Cleveland being opened to other ISPs. (Yes,
I know that Adelphia just entered the market about a year ago, and yes,
I know that the cablemodem rollout is far from complete.) Time
Warner isn't, either. I heard about them doing it in about a dozen test
markets (Central Ohio being one of them) but haven't heard anything since
then. To the south of my home, RoadRunner is *huge* in Akron, Canton
and Columbus. But it's the same old song and dance...
And I don't understand why every single ISP (regardless of size) isn't
doing more to stand up for open access. Ultimately, it will become an
issue of survival.
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- HR 1542 Joseph T. Klein (May 05)
- Re: HR 1542 Steve Sobol (May 05)
- <Possible follow-ups>
- RE: HR 1542 Roeland Meyer (May 07)