MMDS Strategy Spiked
- Separate Ways Lead To New MMDS Rollout. Dziatkiewicz, Mark // Wireless Week;10/16/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 42, p34
Deals with the competition of WorldCom and Sprint Corp. in the market for multichannel multipoint distribution services in the United States wireless communications industry as of October 2000. Strategies of the two companies; Locations where Sprint has paying customers and recently launched...
- WorldCom, Sprint on MMDS hold in search of infrastructure. Smith, Hilary // RCR Wireless News;4/22/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 16, p23
Reports on the suspension of further deployment of multichannel multipoint distribution service (MMDS) in the U.S. by WorldCom Inc. and Sprint Corp. Reason for the delay; Status of both companies in the market for wireless broadband; Alternative uses for the spectrum if MMDS license holders...
- MCI WorldCom's Wireless Fix May Be Key. McGinity, Meg // Inter@ctive Week;04/03/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p30
Highlights the fixed wireless Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS) technology from MCI WorldCom Inc. and Sprint Corporation. Amount collectively spent by the firms in obtaining licenses for the technology; Places in the United States where technology trial is planned; Challenges...
- Sprint, WorldCom Split: Unfixed Wireless. Gohring, Nancy // Inter@ctive Week;08/21/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 33, p18
Focuses on the Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service operations of Sprint and WorldCom. Reason for the separation of the operations; Effect of the failed merger deal between the two companies; Focus of each company's service.
- Sprint, WorldCom nix deal. Weber, Toby // Telephony;07/17/2000, Vol. 239 Issue 3, p12
Reports that telecommunication companies WorldCom Inc. and Sprint Corp. have decided to cancel their proposed merger. Reasons behind the decision; Cost of the proposed merger; Why the European Commission and the United States Department of Justice have rejected the proposed merger; Implications...
- Hunters may become prey. Jackson, Donny // Telephony;07/03/2000, Vol. 239 Issue 1, p14
Deals with the options available to telecommunications firms WorldCom and Sprint in line with the potential collapse of their proposed merger. Potential expansion of Deutsche Telekom's stake in Sprint; Spin-off of the UUNet Internet backbone or long-distance service of WorldCom.
- What lies ahead for WorldCom? Pappalardo, Denise // Network World;07/17/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p12
Reports on the July 2000 cancellation of the merger between WorldCom and Sprint. United States Department of Justice's lawsuit that attempted to block the merger; Possibility that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the European Commission would reject the merger; Options for...
- WorldCom, Sprint: Rebound Relationships? Cantwell, Rebecca // Inter@ctive Week;07/17/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 28, p16
Deals with the status of the merger of telecommunication companies, WorldCom and Sprint in the United States as of July 2000. Cost of the merger.
- Merger heralds new telecom era. Grier, Peter; Thurman, James N. // Christian Science Monitor;10/6/99, Vol. 91 Issue 218, p1
Considers the potential impact of the proposed merger between MCI WorldCom and Sprint Corp.