Cable & Telecom

COMMENTARY: How a Baby can compete with the big guys

WHEN PEOPLE FIND OUT I AM the president of Babytel, an independent provider of high-speed Internet phone service, the first question I get is about our name, (most love it), followed closely by “how in the world can you compete against the big guys?” How we compete is quite simple: we are finding unique opportunities, such as being the VOIP backbone for partners like independent cable companies and ISPs, and we are selling to niche markets like Asian and African communities in Canada. (I will refer the genesis of our name to later.) There is incredible opportunity. VOIP opens up...