Bell Atlantic, GTE try to resolve merger conflict

Rohde, David
December 1999
Network World;12/20/99, Vol. 16 Issue 51, p25
Trade Publication
Focuses on the proposals of Bell Atlantic and GTE to resolve the biggest legal hurdle in the way of their merger. Problem over long-distance authority; Filing of two documents with the United States Federal Communications Commission listing three proposals; Bell's placement of GTE Internetworking and other long distance operations in a trust; Sale of GTE Internetworking.


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