Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

FCC Approves Qwest, US West Merger
Mar 2000
DENVER, Mar. 10 -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the merger of Qwest Communications International Inc. and US West Inc. The FCC's order is contingent upon its approval of Qwest's plan for divestiture of in-region long distance customers prior to completion of the merger.
The FCC's prompt action reinforces our belief that this transaction creates a pro-competitive broadband Internet communications company that is committed to setting a new standard in delivering superior customer support, advanced communications services and shareowner value, said Joseph P. Nacchio, chairman and CEO of Qwest. Solomon D. Trujillo, US West's chairman, president and CEO, commented, This is a significant milestone. The FCC's approval clears a major hurdle in our effort to assemble the first true end-to-end broadband network with global reach and local touch.

CommunicationsNews & Features

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.