The Baby Bells have enlisted another player in their fight to offer long distance services. Technology bellwethers Compaq and Intel today joined up with BellSouth and others to press the FCC to allow the regional Bell companies to build high-speed networks in order to ferry Internet traffic over long distances.
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update Five of the nation's biggest local phone companies join with technology's heavy hitters to petition the federal government for new rules governing high-speed Internet access.
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