TITLE

WorldCom-Sprint Dance: FCC Cutting In?

AUTHOR(S)
Alleven, Monica
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Wireless Week;06/05/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 23, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the merger plan of WorldCom Inc. with Sprint Corp. Recommendation of the United States (U.S.) Department of Justice on the merger; Questions raised the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on the merger plan; Scenarios if the plan merger fail.
ACCESSION #
3211178

 

Related Articles

  • Sprint/WorldCom merger in limbo.  // Telephony;06/26/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 26, p10 

    Focuses on the planned merger between Sprint and WorldCom. Value of the proposed deal; Statement issued by European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti.

  • Disconnected WorldCom deal hangs up users. Jones, Jennifer; de Bony, Elizabeth; Niccolai, James // InfoWorld;07/03/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p1 

    Deals with the failure of the merger between WorldCom and Sprint. Two challenges faced by the companies; Views of enterprise customers and business telecommunications buyers on the issue; Sprint's features that held WorldCom's interest.

  • WORLDCOM, SPRINT: FOCUS ON REAL NEEDS. Rohde, David // Network World;07/24/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 30, p26 

    Comments on the failed merger between United States-based telecommunications firms Sprint and WorldCom as of July 24, 2000. Merger failure's impact on the data network businesses of Sprint; Sprint's failure to market its Integrated On-Demand Network technology.

  • WorldCom, Sprint Deal Scrutinized.  // Wireless Week;05/22/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p1 

    Reports on the scrutiny of the United States Department of Justice on the proposed merger of WorldCom Inc. and Sprint Corp.

  • Doubts Grow About MCI-Sprint Merger. Trager, Louis // Inter@ctive Week;11/22/99, Vol. 6 Issue 48, p16 

    Focuses on the merger of MCI WorldCom Inc. and Sprint Corp. Problems with the deal; Efforts of Tom Burnett, founder of Merger Insights, to steer investors away from Sprint stock; Predicted market share of the merger.

  • Users blast WorldCom merger. Rohde, David // Network World;10/11/99, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p1 

    Focuses on the adverse effects on consumers of the merger between MCI WorldCom and Sprint. Concern over changeovers in contract terms and prices; Need to sort out fast packet and Internet Protocol networks; Reaction of Sprint employees to the deal. INSET: What is Sprint Ion's fate?.

  • Reluctantly in favor of a bigger MCI WorldCom. Dix, John // Network World;10/11/99, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p54 

    Discusses the acquisition of Sprint by MCI WorldCom. Effect of the merger to consumers; Consolidation caused by market forces; Economic considerations on the growth of interexchange traffic.

  • No Deal Is a Good Deal for WorldCom and Sprint. Goldblatt, Henry; Chen, Christine Y. // Fortune;7/24/2000, Vol. 142 Issue 3, p36 

    Discusses the failed attempt of WorldCom and Sprint to merge into one company. Role of the United States Department of Justice in stopping the merger; View that the merger would not have helped either company; Opinion that WorldCom should focus on its global business-only plan; Advice to Sprint...

  • Feds Examine Planned MCI-Sprint Deal. Trager, Louis // Inter@ctive Week;12/20/99, Vol. 6 Issue 52, p12 

    Deals with the regulatory concerns about the harm to long-distance competition that MCI WorldCom's takeover of Sprint might cause. Information demanded by the United States Federal Communications Commission on the deal; Implications of the merger.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics