TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Sears and K-Mart

Re: Sears and K-Mart

Stanley Cline (
Sat, 20 Nov 2004 02:25:31 -0500

On 19 Nov 2004 11:50:34 -0800, (Lisa Hancock)

> My local carrier, Verizon, is running the same risk of becomming too
> distant from the people it serves. Years ago they had business
> offices in regions, several throughout a big city. Today when you
> call them (they no longer accomodate in-person visits) your call can

What's strange is that the lack of walk-in offices is pretty much a
Bell/GTE-only thing; practically every phone company that is not one
of Verizon, SBC, BellSouth, or Qwest -- *including* the very large
multi-state independents like Sprint LTD, ALLTEL, CenturyTel, and
Frontier -- has at least some walk-in offices. I wonder what the
Bells are so afraid of that non-Bells aren't ...

Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org --

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune

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