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The Verge article about Verizon's Sandy Cleanup Efforts in Manhattan



On 11/20/2012 2:58 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 1:48 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappydsl.net> wrote:
>> On 11/20/2012 1:20 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappydsl.net>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On 11/20/2012 12:10 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>>>> it's acutally kinda nice that at least from CO -> building now
>>>>> there maybe more highspeed links... and maybe lower long term costs?
>>>>>
>>>> Be careful of what you wish for...., Yes, you get fiber from the CO to
>>>> the
>>>> Building... however there is also a very big side-effect...
>>>> Verizon is not obligated to provide equal access to Competitive providers
>>>> (CLECs) on this Fiber....
>>>>
>>>> Thus, you are also looking a significantly reduced competition..... which
>>>> is
>>>> very likely to equate to a higher cost for end users.
>>> right, so in the end vz gets what it wants... a return to monopoly.
>>>
>>>
>>> conspiracy theories about verizon starting the floods?
>> No Conspiracy theories... just the simple facts on where things stand, based
>> on current regulatory environment.
>> (I / We have no horse in this race....)
> apologies, I forgot the emoticons after my last comment. i really did
> mean it in jest... I don't think VZ has harnessed
> weather-changing-powers. (yet).

No Worries, some of us here are players in the arena, and some of us are 
spectators....
it is going to be interesting and fascinating at the same time to see 
how things develop.

Faisal Imtiaz