FEATURE: Sound off - Industry insiders discuss Verizon's open access announcement

"I think the reality of the open network is that Verizon is saying you can have it but you don't really want it. Some of you think you want it, but you are just geeks. If you are a serious customer, you will need us. And we love you and we have the best network." -Iain Gillott, founder, iGR Research

 

 
"This is another encouraging step towards the wireless industry recognizing the value of openness. We look forward to working with wireless operators, including Verizon, to maximize a Skype user's ability to choose to have their conversations wherever, whenever and however they would like." -Christopher Libertelli, senior director of government & regulatory affairs, Skype

 

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