Centurylink having a bad morning?

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sat Sep 5 15:58:16 UTC 2020

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>> Oh, yes! Let's not start another "what's a tier one" war!
> Oh no, let's :-).
> We get over here in Africa as well. Local operators either calling
> themselves Tier 1, or being called a Tier 1. Nonsensical.
> Years back, our Marketing team asked me to comment on the use of "Tier"
> for our literature. You can probably imagine what I said :-).
> For me, it's simple - you are present in X cities or Y cities. Tier is
> useless because the Internet does not come from a single country or a
> single operator. And saying a network is "big" or "small" is subjective
> to everyone's perspective, so that doesn't help either.
> So you're present here, and present there. That's it.

spoken like a tier two


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