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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-14-2005, 08:15 PM Thread Starter
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MCI and Verizon

Did I hear right, that Verizon is buying MCI? I heard this on the radio, but only the end of it.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-14-2005, 08:51 PM
 
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MCI/Verizon/Cellular 1/Sprint/AT&T/PrimeCo... etc., etc., etc.

It's true. And the price is in the billions. I used to work at MCI. After the CEO scandal it was hangin' on by the internet service and shut down most of it's foreign businesses. MCI was also depending on the home phone plans (like a cell and they were first to offer it) and that kept them afloat a little as well.

This country and it's big businesses. aaahhhhh
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I'm ex-mci also. I cant believe they have hung on this long. I left after Bernie bought the place, I saw the writing on the wall.




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I'm ex-mci also. I cant believe they have hung on this long. I left after Bernie bought the place, I saw the writing on the wall.

I'm glad I took you advise and didn't go there.

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I'm glad I took you advise and didn't go there.
Thats a big "see I told you so"




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