Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

Chairman Powell Unplugged

This from a very candid interview conducted last month by The Gartner Fellows:

If you decided new competition rules tomorrow...?


Doesn't matter. I don't care how they come out; it's too late. This country is wasting too much time on this problem, when the real game is someplace else -- broadband and not just plain old communications services. That's where everyone has to be, and where all are going. In two years, no one significant will be competing using unbundled network elements. So should the U.S. Supreme Court spend its time and resources on a case that won't even be ruled on until July 2005? Can the market afford another year of uncertainty?

posted by @ 11:40 AM | General