April 13, 2005

Verizon spills a few more bytes your way

3mb speed - call for FREE upgrade
Spotted by one of our evil anonymous users in the Verizon forum. Please see the topic for full details including restrictions, ifs and and buts. Comments and call experiences go in the topic, not here.

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April 12, 2005

The Death of Naked DSL

Powell's 'Last slap at competition'

DSLPrime's Dave Burstein says that Powell's "Last Slap at Competition" was the decision to kill obligatory naked DSL. "Requiring DSL users to buy $20 of local service from the bell is the kind of abusive tying antitrust laws should prohibit," says Burstein. After customers had had their DSL lines cancelled for switching local phone providers, several states enacted laws forcing carriers to provide DSL without the bundled local phone component. Those laws have been killed by the FCC.

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06:00 AM in DSL | Permalink