GTE weighs in with its own flat-rate long-distance plan

In a battle of cents, GTE is the latest long-distance company to...cents a minute for long-distance calls. GTE's flat rate is a penny cheaper than the...largest long-distance company. While GTE is the nation's biggest provider of local...

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GTE confirms MCI bid

NEW YORK -- GTE Corp. on Wednesday offered to buy MCI Communications...paying about $21 billion in stock and cash. GTE's board met Wednesday to vote on the offer...announcement after the stock market closed. GTE would pay $40 a share in cash for MCI...

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GTE to offer high-speed links to Internet

WASHINGTON -- GTE Corp. will provide some of its telephone...such access. Like other phone companies, GTE of Stamford, Conn., plans to offer customers...Tele-Communications Inc. and Time Warner Inc. GTE, upon obtaining federal regulatory approval...

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Nelson holds off Fleisher to win GTE Seniors

...nine holes to turn back Bruce Fleisher's bid for a third consecutive win to begin his Senior PGA Tour career, winning the GTE Classic by two strokes Sunday. Nelson, who shot even-par on the front side of the Tournament Players Club of Tampa Bay...

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Dent, Hobday share first-round lead at GTE Seniors

...birdie on the 191-yard, par-3 second hole on Friday and rode that momentum into a share of the lead with Simon Hobday in the GTE Classic. Dent and Hobday shot 65s, two strokes better than Terry Dill and Bruce Fleisher. "It was fun today. You don't...

Jordan Taylor, Josef Newgarden wins prove American racers still have a shot outside Nascar

...Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin to win the GTE Pro class in the most prestigious sports...was part of Corvette's 2011 win in the GTE Pro class.Meanwhile, actor and part-time...driver Patrick Dempsey finished second in the GTE-AM class for his first Le Mans podium in four...

Baby Bells merge in mega-deal

NEW YORK -- Bell Atlantic Corp. and GTE Corp. weighed in Tuesday with a numbingly...advanced services to Bell Atlantic's region. GTE is a unique hybrid offering local and long-distance...customers in 38 states. Bell Atlantic and GTE hope to vastly boost sales of GTE's offerings...

Bell Atlantic near $45 billion purchase of wireless giant AirTouch

...already in the midst of a huge merger with GTE Corp., reportedly is nearing a $45 billion...fell $3.50, or 6 percent, to $54. GTE dropped $3.37´, or 5 percent, to...Atlantic this summer agreed to merge with GTE in a roughly $64 billion deal that would...

Telephone access is approved

...an 18.6 percent discount for access to GTE's system. AT&T then would resell the...approximately 1 million local telephone customers. GTE serves about 160,000 of them. AT&T...the end of the year, including Georgia. GTE, though it serves areas like Myrtle Beach...

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Phone companies want to share hook-up costs

...western North Carolina town of Micaville costs GTE an average of $744 a year. That's nearly...some industry observers warn. Next month, GTE will go to the North Carolina Utilities...business rates, are expected to drop. GTE estimates that it needs $69 million a year...