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Lifting the veil off the rhetoric of old networks vs. new networks

Debate has been raging on about our public telephone network as it transitions to support more IP traffic. And at the heart of the large incumbent telcos' argument is that they are building "new networks," while competitors seek to maintain the status quo with their "old networks" and "old technology." Nothing could be further from…
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Argument to preserve special access falling apart without government intervention

One of the commonly heard objections from some competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) to the transition away from the aging telephone network to modern high-speed broadband networks is that the transition will somehow harm special access services, the wholesale services commonly purchased from incumbent telephone companies by other communications companies used to serve retail businesses…
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