Plateau laying fiber-optic cable

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Mark Battles of Cable Vision INC. uses a ditchwitch to drop fiber-optic lines from the back of a building off Mitchell Street. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Plateau Telecommunications plans to lay fiber-optic lines through many of Clovis’ business corridors in hopes of challenging its chief competition, Qwest. The approximate […]

Business Digest 4/6

Qwest introduces DSL to Tucumcari High-speed Internet service, known as Qwest DSL, is now available in Tucumcari as a result of Qwest Communications International’s upgrading the local telecommunications network, according to a company news release. In 2004 the company plans to invest an additional $200 million to expand DSL across its region. With Qwest DSL, […]

Business Briefs 2/17

Industry association to hold biz review The Association of Commerce and Industry of New Mexico will hold a session of its 2004 Roundhouse Review in Clovis on March 12 at the Holiday Inn. The meetings will feature local legislators and include a briefing on how key business issues were addressed during the 2004 Legislative session. […]

Qwest touts broadband

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John Badal (center), president of Qwest’s New Mexico operations, helps Danielle Welsh (left) and Marie DePatti, both of Albuquerque, look for driving directions on the Internet from Clovis to Albuquerque on Thursday at Clovis-Carver Public Library. By Jack King While many of us still don’t know the difference between an Internet “site” and a “link” […]

Lobbyists spend money in wrong places

By Ned Cantwell Here’s the thing. You can shower me with all kinds of gifts. I will accept the Lexus. Nice gesture. Oh, and how I am looking forward to those two weeks in Hawaii at your expense. Be warned, though. Those gratuities will have no effect on me whatsoever should I ever write about […]