Re: The Best Phone Company in America

Cox and Time-Warner got into telephones years before the others, so it

> would not surprise me that they would build backup systems. I had a > friend of mine that went to work for Time-Warner in south Riverside > county; he was telephone company trained.

But Verizon and its predecessors were in the phone business long before Cox or Time Warner, and they make you buy your own battery backup ...

I think it's not a "we have more of a clue because we've been providing phone service longer" thing, it's a "we'll differentiate ourselves by spending some extra money so we can better service the customer" thing.

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