17 Total Quotes

Scott Cleland Quotes

This is an awful fundamental and regulatory environment for the Baby Bells, ... You can paint flowers on a garbage can but it's still a garbage can.
Scott Cleland
#Environment

The 8th Circuit Court had taken away almost all of their local competition authority.
Scott Cleland
#Authority

Two years ago we all were talking about the information superhighway and how it was going to be around the next corner and it's way off,
Scott Cleland
#Information

I doubt the chairman would be this far out in front if he didn't believe he had the vast majority of government behind him. He's a shrewd politician in that sense.
Scott Cleland
#Doubt

None of this technology, over time, is proprietary. What's significant here is that Sprint says it's ahead.
Scott Cleland
#Technology

Washington would prefer that the provinces behave -- but Washington doesn't control the provinces.
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#Control

The technology works, but the business model is still up in the air.
Scott Cleland
#Business

It's a race, and they are all experimenting in different ways to see what works.
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#Race

Qwest had few options before and now it has fewer options, ... People aren't lining up to buy Qwest.
Scott Cleland
#People

Access is king, ... The copper wire into the home is a scarce asset and both SBC Communications [which is merging with Ameritech Corp.] and Bell Atlantic are trying to acquire as many of those lines as they can.
Scott Cleland
#Home

GTE and BT have had discussions in the past, ... There are open lines of communication.
Scott Cleland
#Communication

They're very happy that the FCC can't mandate these national rules. But it appears that many of the states are still implementing much of what the FCC wanted,
Scott Cleland
#Rules

There will be delay, confusion, and a little bit of uncertainty about the direction that the FCC will take in the future,
Scott Cleland
#Confusion

They're very happy that the FCC can't mandate these national rules. But it appears that many of the states are still implementing much of what the FCC wanted.
Scott Cleland
#Rules

GTE and BT have had discussions in the past. There are open lines of communication.
Scott Cleland
#Communication

The Ma Bell bogeyman isn't that big a deal politically anymore. The reason these companies are merging is because they are no longer the dominant monopolies they were 20 years ago.
Scott Cleland
#Reason

People are expecting more now.
Scott Cleland
#People