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MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

NEW YORK -- MCI WorldCom Inc. emerged Thursday as a potential suitor for AirTouch Communications Inc., creating a three-way bidding brawl for the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/08/bus_249540.shtml
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Virus hits central computer

NEW YORK -- Computer security experts are issuing warnings about a new computer virus that attacked MCI WorldCom Inc. last week, quietly spreading across its computer networks and preventing workers from gaining access to documents and files...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/23/tec_248249.shtml
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BellSouth and MCI WorldCom battle for control of Sprint

...nation's third-largest long-distance telephone company. Sprint's board members met Sunday to compare offers from MCI WorldCom Inc., the No. 2 long-distance company, and a higher, last-minute bid from BellSouth Corp., the Atlanta-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/05/bus_271682.shtml
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AT&T reaches deal to buy BellSouth for $67 billion

...22 states where they now operate. The deal appears to be the largest yet among U.S. telecom players. In 1999, MCI WorldCom Inc. agreed to buy Sprint Corp. for an even larger sum, $115 billion, but that deal was blocked by federal regulators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/bus_65554.shtml
Business
A dial-around or runaround?

...most heavily promoted dial-arounds are owned by well-known and supposedly competing long-distance carriers: MCI WorldCom Inc. (which owns 10-10-321 and 10-10-220) and AT&T Corp. (which operates 10-10-345, also known as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/bus_250438.shtml
Business
Buying time

...companies, led by Microsoft and including such other well-known stocks as Intel Corp., Northwest Airlines Corp. and MCI WorldCom Inc. Stocks would still have a final, closing price reported at the 4 p.m. end of the daytime session. Any after-hour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/28/bus_262404.shtml
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Fund managers try to beat the S&P

...Last week, they recommended four such stocks: MCI WorldCom Inc. (WCOM), the local, long-distance and Internet...diversified telecom firms GTE Corp. (GTE) and MCI WorldCom Inc. (WCOM); plus Tricon Global Restaurants Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/24/bus_251126.shtml
Business
Vodafone wins bidding war for AirTouch

...an investment banking firm in Fort Lee, N.J. Bell Atlantic wasn't the only suitor to walk away empty handed. MCI WorldCom Inc. also considered a bid for AirTouch, but backed out last week. The high-stakes bidding for AirTouch underscored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/bus_250534.shtml
Business
Curb Ma Bell's comeback bid

...Antitrust Division to take a hard look at the pending Ma Bell-BellSouth deal. Seven years ago, the feds wisely blocked MCI WorldCom Inc.'s $115 billion bid to take over Sprint Corp. because of that would-be merger's monopolistic tendencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/09/edi_68354.shtml
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Additional business news

...free. Board of Trade halts session CHICAGO -- Continuing problems with data transmission technology provided by MCI WorldCom Inc. caused the Chicago Board of Trade to halt electronic trading Friday. Angry Board of Trade officials hinted that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/14/bus_267808.shtml
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