Dorman moved back to the telecommunications world in 1999 to take the head of Concert, a joint venture between AT&T and British Telecommunications. He was named president of AT&T in December 2000. Industry insiders had painted him as the favorite to succeed Armstrong since then, and the company had said earlier this month that he was the "front runner" for the slot. Dave Dorman, president of AT&T, will take the helm of the long-distance giant as soon as the company finishes the sale of its cable business to Comcast.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, ZDNet U.K.'s Graeme Wearden reported from London, To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K, The recent surge in broadband take-up in the United Kingdom has saved BT from the threat of being forced to split its retail and network operations, world domination for cats (green) iphone case U.K, telecom regulator Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) on Wednesday ruled out breaking up the company, saying it has enough powers to deal with anti-competitive behavior, "Because Oftel has sufficient regulatory powers to develop a competitive broadband market, the option of breaking up BT is therefore not on its current agenda, Competition in the broadband market continues to increase, with prices cheaper in the U.K, than in France or Germany," the regulator said..
Key to Oftel's decision is the boom in the number of people signing up for broadband, following the price cuts made by BT earlier this year. "The U.K. is on course for 750,000 broadband connections by the end of July," Oftel said. On May 1 the Culture Media and Sport Committee recommended that Oftel, or its successor Ofcom, should consider separating BT's network business from the rest of the company. Such a move, the select committee claimed, would increase competition in the U.K.' s broadband market.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, Lehman Brothers analyst Tim Luke said Nuti's exit could be seen as bad news for Cisco, "We view the departure of Nuti as a setback for the networking giant," Luke said in a research note, "In an uncertain environment, Nuti was generally viewed by investors as a seasoned and proven leader for Cisco, Nuti had even been viewed by investors as a possible heir apparent to CEO John Chambers.", Nuti's departure comes at a difficult time for the networking world domination for cats (green) iphone case equipment company, as it tries to navigate the virtual collapse of the telecommunications industry while working to maintain its leadership position and talent, said Bill Lesieur, an analyst at Technology Business Research..
"The telecom market collapse is making executives impatient for new opportunities," Lesieur said. "Nuti's resignation is representative of the telecom industry collapse that is delaying executive growth opportunities and causing many people to re-think their future careers.". Nuti said Cisco's problems did not shape his decision. "The opportunity here is incredible in terms of growth," he said. "It was not an issue of me being unhappy at Cisco, nor the relationship with John (Chambers) and myself, nor (Cisco's) prospects for the future.".