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mendyk
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11/30/2017 | 11:02:23 AM
Re: Funhouse mirrors
But predators are hunters by nature -- although thinking of Randy Stephenson as Oliver Wendell Douglas is pretty funny.
Carol Wilson
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11/30/2017 | 10:36:21 AM
Re: Funhouse mirrors
As Jeff Lewis from Comcast said here this AM, they'd rather hunt than farm. That means they are constantly hunting for new business. By definition, the incumbent isn't a hunter. 

I give cable guys credit for seeing the opportunities and going after them aggressively. 
mendyk
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11/30/2017 | 9:37:23 AM
Re: Funhouse mirrors
Being first is nice, but I'd say the cable guys are putting more energy into what they're doing. That's a big change from where the industry was just a few years ago, when Alan B. started this event series.
Carol Wilson
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11/30/2017 | 9:33:14 AM
Re: Funhouse mirrors
I can't disagree with cable's energy here but in fairness, every major telecom incumbent had an SD-WAN service ahead of the cable guys. 
mendyk
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mendyk,
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11/30/2017 | 9:30:44 AM
Funhouse mirrors
Cable operators are bringing a ton of energy to the business services sector, while incumbents seem mired in lethargy. We live in interesting times, indeed.


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