TITLE

WorldCom Exits Mobile Phones

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;6/10/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 23, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of WorldCom Inc. to exit the wireless resale business as part of its restructuring plan. Reason behind the skepticism of analysts over the plan of WorldCom to sell its wireless resale business; Companies that have been noted by a report from Kaufman Bros. that are interested in buying the customers of WorldCom; Implications of WorldCom's decision to exit from the wireless resale business.
ACCESSION #
6818547

 

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