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June 12, 2008



It's a shame and surprise that Ed Candy is still at 3 Group. The "service-independent network" with menus of content for customers was the biggest waste of money at 3. Unfortunately, Ed and his management colleagues were big proponents of this walled garden approach until it was quickly realized post launch that no one is going to use these ridiculous old school services where hundreds of millions of pounds per year (seriously) was being thrown away. Glad to see X-Series was launched 3 1/2 years too late and they finally got the explosion that they were expecting when they launched in 2003. Nonetheless, all of the middle management (apart from the Hutchison loyalist - Candy) who insisted on the walled garden are now at Orange. Who's sucking now?

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