Looking for some diversity in Alabama that does not involve ATT Fiber

Keegan Holley keegan.holley at sungard.com
Wed Mar 21 11:25:38 CDT 2012


I feel a topic shift coming...


2012/3/21 Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com>

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Eric Wieling" <EWieling at nyigc.com>
>
> > I don't know about AT&T, but Verizon physically removes the copper
> > connections when they install fiber into a building. Oddly, this is
> > legal. Verizon is required to open up their copper to CLECs, but not
> > fiber.
>
> The Verizon *regulated ILEC operating company* is required to provide equal
> access.  FiOS comes from an unregulated subsidiary.
>
> Whether there might be some illegal collusion in the unreg subsid
> generating
> a pull order for a copper service from the regulated LEC is one thing...
>
> but why would it otherwise be illegal for the LEC to pull the copper?
>
> It *is* their copper...
>
> That's an interesting perception, and I'm curious where you came by it.
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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