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[ NNSquad ] Re: The Press Realizes The FiOS Party Is Over

----- Forwarded message from Dave Farber <dfarber@me.com> -----

Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2010 21:59:38 -0400
From: Dave Farber <dfarber@me.com>
Subject: [IP] The Press Realizes The FiOS Party Is Over
Reply-To: dave@farber.net
To: ip <ip@v2.listbox.com>

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> From: David Lesher <wb8foz@panix.com>
> Date: April 3, 2010 8:55:33 PM EDT
> To: dave@farber.net (David Farber)
> Subject: The Press Realizes The FiOS Party Is Over

> Note that Verizontal has also been harping, in PSC-MD filings,
> how [in effect] the copper plant is not worth fixing, as they're
> so busy replacing it with FIOS anyhow.
> This midst years of complaints about poor POTS service; it now
> routinely takes about a week to get a POTS line fixed;
> that's a week out of service. Post-blizzard, a friend was down
> for 3 weeks.
> So will this FIOS cutoff mean that Verizontal will: suddenly do
> an about face, step up to the plate, and start to fix the crappy
> outside copper plant they've let fall by the wayside?
> Don't hold your breath, Prof F.... they just laid off another
> 800 outside craft people.

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