North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: contracts and survivability of telecom sector

  • From: Valdis . Kletnieks
  • Date: Tue Oct 07 10:45:20 2008

On Tue, 07 Oct 2008 11:00:20 BST, [email protected] said:

> In general, your upstream providers' operational networks
> and you, the customer connected to that operational network,
> are considered to be valuable assets so if a company falls
> into Chapter 11, there is a good chance that another company
> will acquire the assets. At the operational level, this is
> practically invisible until they start to consolidate data
> centers, prune unprofitable customers, etc.

One special case to consider - your provider gets taken over, and the new owner
regrooms the combined fiber networks, such that formerly physically diverse
paths no longer are...

Attachment: pgp00003.pgp
Description: PGP signature