Nice guy Shel Israel's Telco Incumbents, Challengers and Trojan Ducks is worth a read. Shel has been an advisor to a number of us in the emerging telephony industry over the last twelve months. Following dinner at Etel, he observed:
Last night, I learned and for the first time, really understood just how well all the pieces involved in making his vision more reality than hallucination. Pat is getting his ducks lined up very rapidly. Don't tell the incumbents that they are Trojan Ducks.