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Re: uunet + ans == ??

  • From: Alan Hannan
  • Date: Mon Sep 08 18:23:45 1997

> >Net Effects: H&R Block is rid of CompuServe.  AOL owns CompuServe's
> >subscribers and is out of the business of deploying modems and routers.
> >WorldCom owns the networks built by AOL and CompuServe and sells network
> >services to AOL.  The big get bigger.
> Couldn't help noting that UUnet will run modems and routers
> for AOL+Compuserve and it continues to do so for their biggest
> competitor MSN (at least the last time I checked). Antitrust?
> As a Web services provider we are already seeing AS701 as the
> biggest consumer of our customer contents. Anyone care to share
> their view of how the big boys rank in terms of traffic? IMHO
> this does have just a tad bit more relevance to operations that
> the original thread :-)
> Regards,
> Sanjay.