In August of 1997, Verizon acquired NYNEX and in June of 2000 acquired GTE. ... Today, CLECs are struggling to survive. Of the 300 CLECs that began providing service since 1996, several have declared bankruptcy or are on the verge of failing and several others have scaled ... In Congress, we hear about the continued problems faced by competitive carriers trying to obtain access to the Bell network.
|Title||:||United States of America Congressional Record Proceedings and Debates of the 107th Congress First Session Vol. 147 Part 11|
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