CLECs look for daylight

Economic pressure is squeezing the entire telecom industry, but CLECs may be feeling it more than the big former RBOCs. TW Telecom, Paetec and Cogent Communications are among the CLECs that have taken aggressive measures to try to help their revenue cause during these difficult times, but results have varied. Executives from those companies and Level 3 Communications spoke about the current climate at a Jeffries and Co. investor conference last week, and Level 3 criticized its competitive brethren for thinking too narrowly. Could the CLEC sector be set to face another overhaul?

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