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Tuesday, June 10, 2003


Two interesting Light Reading message board threads on FTTH

Two interesting Light Reading message board threads on FTTH

As with any message board discussion, some messages are interesting, others less than thoughtful:

"RBOCs Hungry for Fiber"

"SuperComm Shocker"

The second thread started in response to a somewhat unprofessional column by a Light Reading staffer taking swipes at the many FTTH vendors that did not bother to show up at SuperComm this year, insinuating that they were virtually broke. My own response (which took some heat) was that this said more about how expensive and unproductive SuperComm has become for so many vendors. The real business is being done in smaller, more focused settings like the APPA Community Broadband Conference Ron Lunt is organizing again, this year in Kansas City.


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