The new Supercomm.(Brief article)

Byline: Kevin Fitchard

It looks like the USTelecom and TIA have come to their senses. After two years of trying to go it alone with separate trade shows - TelecomNext and Globalcomm - they're reuniting the event into Supercomm.

Or not. Instead it's called NXTcomm, and both organizations insist it's a complete departure from their previous efforts, either independently or together. Nevermind that the show is in the exact same June timeframe as Supercomm in previous years, as well as last year's Globalcomm.

It seems as if a couple of industry organizations are trying awfully hard to avoid admitting they made a mistake. Squabbling aside, you do have to give USTelecom and TIA some credit, though. …

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