FCC `stops the clock' on carrier merger

Rohde, David
May 2000
Network World;05/08/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p67
Trade Publication
Reports on the United States Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to halt the merger between telecommunication companies MCI WorldCom and Sprint. Reason for the decision; Information required by the FCC from the companies; Challenges faced by the merger partners which hinder the completion of the deal. INSET: Briefs..


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