Woosh? Continuing from the part I quoted:
Maybe they can't afford the small piece of cable between our two ports. If that's the case, we'll provide it.
Does that sound serious to you? I'm sure the part about them being willing to provide the cable is serious. The part about maybe Verizon not being able to afford the cable
Not very apparent - seems confusing
I'm pretty sure that subtracting "seems confusing" from "Not very apparent" yields 0.