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We examine the role of differentiation strategies with regards to entry behavior and the evolution of the telecommunications market. Our study is distinctly different from prior literature, which has used models of interaction among homogenous firms to analyze local telecommunication competition. We construct a detailed data set of Competitive Local Exchange Carriers' (CLECs) market structure in nearly 1,200 U.S. cities in 1999 and 2002, before and after a valuation crash affecting firms indoi:10.1111/j.1467-6451.2006.00291.x fatcat:jdoy6ekwqvadtlbcvkilmj2nmq