GTE to acquire BBN

From: richard welty <>

  >Subject: Re: GTE to acquire BBN

  >Charles Sprickman wrote:
  >> You sir, have not dealt with NYNEX. They are not only stupid, but
  >> extremely rude. Where else do you have to beg for dialtone? How many MFS
  >> T1 lines can be *whoops* installed wrong the first three times? They are
  >> evil, evil, evil, and I will leave the ISP business if they ever buy a
  >> national ISP. Blech.
  >you're being awfully mild about nynex.
  >nynex is without question the worst local telco in the
  >known universe.
  >words cannot begin to describe the awfulness of
  >that company.

I'm surprised to find this many nynex proponents in the networking
community. No form of communication suffices to impart the utterly icky
nature of this Gehenna born organization.


PS - Oh shoot, I'm part of the N in the already nasty S to N ratio on