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The Right Speed For Lightspeed?

When SBC even whispers, their corporate girth automatically confers a roar.But when they do roar, it can be industry-transforming.

When SBC even whispers, their corporate girth automatically confers a roar.

But when they do roar, it can be industry-transforming.

SoSBC's statement yesterday aboutthe IP initiatives included in their $4 billion Project Lightspeed is major news.

In case you missed it, the IP-related high points are a launch of IP-based TV services within a year, with the overall IP network they are building out available to 18 million households by 4Q 2007.

I still wouldn't rule out them buying a VoIP freestander, and then integrating the acquired company's offerings into their service set. If this happens sometime hence, remember you read it here.