TITLE

Startup builds world's biggest Internet backbone

AUTHOR(S)
Rafter, Michelle V.
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Network World;11/10/97, Vol. 14 Issue 45, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on QWest Communications Inc.'s construction of a data and video network in the United States. Operation of a transcontinental fiber-optic network; Belief of industry analysts that QWest will offer huge capacity and superior reliability at low cost; Cost breakdown of the project.
ACCESSION #
97693

 

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