No. of Recommendations: 4
Wendy (appalled that the U.S. has to turn to potential strategic adversaries to build and install critical control infrastructure)

You might as file those worries as "bridge done been crossed" along with energy dependance and all the other old strategic problems.

Fujitsu has been building the best and most used fiber transport systems within the wireline backbone.

Alcatel holds the second position. Notice the "Lucent" on the end. Lucent was the last iteration of Western Electric and basically Alcatel bought the dying left overs.

So much of the modern wire line backbone is not U.S. Additionally, players like Cisco tend to integrate poorly. They do not come with a heritage of 5- 9s reliability and do not know how to work and play well with the TIRKS database. (Trunks Integrated Record Keeping System)

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