When cable operators offer voice services they have no advantage over other voice competitors. ... The phone companies argue that private negotiations between themselves and their competitors will yield voluntary interconnection arrangements. ... When the two largest CLECs in the market (ATaamp;T and MCI) merged with the two largest Bells (SBC and Verizon), the ... e. the right of customers to move their existing telephone number from one carrier to another ( number portability) in aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Competition and convergence|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation|