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By Nick Wakeman

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Networx shocker

Michael Hardy is still hard at work on a fuller story but the gasps of surprise rocketed through our office as we got word of the General Services Administration's decision to reject Sprint and go only with AT&T, Verizon and Qwest for the Networx contract.

My money was on all four companies winning a spot on the lucrative Universal portion of the contract. Shows how smart I am.

Take the poll in the left hand column of our home page and let us know what you think. Should Sprint protest?

In many ways, I don't think they have a choice. They've already spent millions bidding on the contract and millions more are at stake. It's a huge chunk of business they stand to lose, especially considering that they held FTS 2000 and FTS 2001.

Stayed tuned. This one is sure to generate more buzz.

Posted by Nick Wakeman on Mar 29, 2007 at 9:54 AM

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