It's a Band-Aid patch for a fatal injury... the basis of the whole order is basically a Band-Aid to make it look like they actually did something. The conditions should have gone much further and deeper, this would have been a good time to make up for bad mistakes over the past 10 years.
"The applicants committed to provide, within 12 months of the Merger Closing Dates, DSL service to in-region customers without requiring them to also purchase circuit-switched voice telephone service. The companies will make the offering for two years from the time it is made available in a particular state." Frank Muto Co-founder - Washington Bureau for ISP Advocacy - WBIA Telecom Summit Ad Hoc Committee http://gigabytemarch.blog.com/ www.wbia.us ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tony Weasler" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "WISPA General List" <email@example.com> Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 10:08 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] DSL gets Naked > The FCC press release specified that DSL be provided independently > within 12 months of the merger for a period of two years. There was > no mention of price restrictions or parity of connection offerings. > Almost all of the other merger restrictions expire three years after > the merger. > > - Tony > >  http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-261936A1.doc > > > On 10/31/2005 6:32 PM, Brian Rohrbacher created: > > http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/69024 > -- > WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ > -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/