Telecom Collapse?

Mike Lyon mike.lyon at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 01:10:57 CST 2008


That makes two of us...

Anyways, for residential VOIP, where are we these days with E911? Are
providers like Vonage and such providing reliable E911 when people
call 911? That is one of the major problems I see with the residential
realm going with VOIP offerings...

-Mike


On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 11:06 PM, Alex Rubenstein <alex at corp.nac.net> wrote:
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>> I deliberated for a while on whether to send this, or not, but  I figure
>> it might be of interest to this community:
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>> http://techliberation.com/2008/12/04/telecom-collapse/
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> Good god. If there is even the mention of a LEC bailout, I am going to go insane and probably shoot someone (those who know me know this is a actual possibility).
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> If the phone companies had actually focused on providing good, competitive service, this would have never happened. Instead, they spent money and time on figuring out ways to screw with their competition, and have legislation passed that protects them.
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> People (at least the ones I know) are fed up with dealing with these companies, and many people I know don't have land lines and never intend on having them again.
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> Let them collapse. It's good for them, us, and the capitalist in you and me. Go buy a cell phone, and have a coke.
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