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"A or B" side?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Bob, Jul 4, 2004.

  1. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

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  2. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  3. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  4. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  5. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  6. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  7. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  8. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  9. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  10. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  11. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  12. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  13. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  14. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  15. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  16. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  17. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  18. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  19. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  20. Mike <inundated9@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > And this is hard for me to remember, because GTE (at the time) was not
    > the dominant landline provider in NE Ohio. GTE, of course, got
    > swallowed into Verizon (landline), and even so, Verizon only serves
    > parts of this area as the ILEC...places like Medina County, etc.


    GTE will never be the dominant provider in Northeast Ohio. The former owner
    of Cleveland's first ISP is a telecomms consultant who lives in Medina, which
    of course is GTE/Verizon territory, and his impression was always that GTE
    North treated NE Ohio like a bastard child, and would have been happy to
    exit the market completely.

    > And to further complicate things, didn't AirTouch come out of Pacific
    > Telephone at some point? ;)


    Yes. I've been corrected several times in this thread, so I'll just point you
    to the corrections :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     

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