They're cooked: The top wireline turkeys of 2013

by Sean Buckley

Top wireline turkeysThanksgiving is a time to relax, eat generous portions of turkey, and yes, watch the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions take the field once again.

It's also a great time to reflect on the past year.

In our latest edition of our Top Wireline Telecom Turkeys, we are serving up a healthy portion of companies' failed initiatives, products, strategies, and executive mishaps of 2013. 

While it's never nice to highlight the weaknesses of others, we agree with our colleagues over at FierceWireless--who published their own list of wireless turkeys--that the wireline industry can learn from the mistakes of others on our list.

This list is not all inclusive, but rather a snapshot of some of the biggest missteps in the past year. Since you may have other suggestions about the biggest turkeys in wireline, I encourage you to offer your thoughts and suggestions in the comments section.   

Start with the first of 2013's wireline telecom turkeys

They're cooked: The top wireline turkeys of 2013

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