TITLE

Cable & Wireless to acquire Digital Island

PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;5/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the planned acquisition of Digital Island Inc. by Cable & Wireless plc. Terms of the deal; Advantage of the acquisition to Cable & Wireless' global Internet Protocol and data strategy.
ACCESSION #
4516618

 

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