Final report: national diversity assurance initiative

Christian Kuhtz christian at
Tue Mar 21 19:44:27 UTC 2006

"Due to the cost structures for these projects, the  
telecommunications carriers believe that funding for the scoping  
effort and the implementation of an automated solution would need to  
come from the Federal government or some other external source prior  
to project implementation."

.. and not afraid to ask for handouts either to fix their own  
backoffice challenges..

In a word: ridiculous, and flat out incredible.

On Mar 21, 2006, at 2:17 PM, Sean Donelan wrote:

> ATIS has issued its final reports about its circuit national  
> diversiety
> assurance initiative.
>   "The NDAI report confirmed our suspicions that diversity  
> assurance is
>   not for the meek," Malphrus added. "It is expensive and requires
>   commitment by the customer to work closely with carriers in  
> performing
>   due diligence. Until the problem is solved, circuit route diversity
>   should not be promoted as a general customer best practice."
> Press release:
> Report:

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