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- And So the Build Goes On... Berendt, Annelise // Telecommunications - International Edition;Nov98, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p22
Announces the plans of MCI WorldCom to build an international telecommunication network. Purpose of the move; Telecommunication cables added by MCI in its European backbone; Fibre optic cabling from Racal Telecom acquired by MCI. INSET: News in brief.
- MCI WorldCom Constructs New Start-Up Fund. // Telecommunications - International Edition;Dec98, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p15
Focuses on a fund set by MCI WorldCom aimed at new startup technology companies and service providers. Total value of the fund; Plans of the company; Statement from Susan Mayer, vice president in charge of the fund.
- MCI WorldCom stock splits, three for two. // RCR;11/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p3
Informs on MCI WorldCom Inc.'s declaration of a three-for-two stock split to be effected as a stock dividend.
- A public peering comeback? Engebretson, Joan // Telephony;12/21/98, Vol. 235 Issue 25, p10
Discloses that enhancements to public peering sites MAE East and MAE West, operated by MCI WorldCom, could help reverse a trend toward private peering. Use of private peering sites by Internet service providers to handle congestion problems; Unique feature of the MCI WorldCom sites.
- Deja vu for MCI WorldCom. Quinton, Brian // Telephony;11/15/99, Vol. 237 Issue 20, p9
Highlights an investigation by the United States Senate on the MCI WorldCom merger problem. Information on the merger of MCI WorldCom and Cable & Wireless; Overview of the charges against MCI WorldCom.
- Silence not golden for MCI. James, Dana // Marketing News;09/13/99, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p8
Describes as another case of `too-little-too-late' in crisis management the move of MCI WorldCom Inc. to amend with customers affected by an outage of its network. Complaints of analysts and customers; Cause of the outage.
- Fear and self-loathing. Ryan, Vincent // Telephony;04/24/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 17, p76
Comments on the attempts of telecommunication carriers to distance themselves from the past and reinvent their business strategies. Press release of MCI WorldCom about its business plans; Other major carriers that `rebrand' themselves as major players in the Internet; Performance of the stock...
- WorldCom delivers VPN service with a mesh twist. Rohde, David // Network World;05/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p10
Reports on the introduction of a virtual private network service by MCI WorldCom. Features of the service; Capability of the service to hook directly into users' existing frame relay and asynchronous transfer mode networks; Support for Multi-Protocol Label Switching standard.
- Marketing expenses drive up network service costs. Messmer, Ellen // Network World;05/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p22
Discusses the breakdown of service costs imposed by MCI WorldCom to its customers. High cost of marketing by the telecommunication company; Percentage of cost stemming from local-access charges and switching and transport equipment; Cost of billing the services provided by the company.