TITLE

Will WorldCom step up?

AUTHOR(S)
Block, Ellen
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Network World;11/17/97, Vol. 14 Issue 46, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the planned merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications. Importance of the deal to both companies; Two other elements of the merger.
ACCESSION #
9712034835

 

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