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...case WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission proposed $2 million in fines Tuesday against Qwest Communications International Inc., accusing the company of switching long-distance service without subscribers' consent. The FCC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/20/bus_273992.shtml
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Qwest revises bid for U S West

...persuade the companies to merge into a stronger business that merges telecommunications with the Internet. Qwest Communications International Inc. is offering $69 a share in stock for U S West, a Baby Bell that provides local phone service in 14...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/24/bus_264292.shtml
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Service has no plans to merge

...completely closed the door to such an idea in the long term. For now, at least, a deal with Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc. or BellSouth's cell phone partner, SBC Communications Inc., seems unlikely. "BellSouth has never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/15/bus_442855.shtml
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...to organize special celebrations for their employees. Qwest reports first quarter profit loss DENVER - Qwest Communications International Inc. reported a first-quarter loss of $310 million, blaming a 3.9 percent drop in revenue partly on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/bus_414540.shtml
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MCI authorizes Verizon deal

...Management, had solicited votes against the merger. But the movement never gained ground as Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc. withdrew its higher bid of $9.85 billion earlier this year and refused to resubmit it. Mr. Deephaven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/bus_9903.shtml
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Competition restrained by SBC buyout of AT&T

...instead of five when the initial bids were due last week: AT&T, MCI Inc., Sprint Nextel Corp. and Qwest Communications International Inc. The Networx collaboration was potentially tricky because federal law prohibits merger partners from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/11/bus_11297.shtml
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...000 mark, a sign that the hot labor market is cooling a bit. Communications firm cuts jobs DENVER - Qwest Communications International Inc. is cutting 11,000 jobs - about 15 percent of its work force - as part of its plans to refocus and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/08/bus_295203.shtml
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Sprint announces plans to expand local phone service

...regional phone companies, BellSouth Corp., SBC Communications Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and Qwest Communications International Inc., have objected to being forced to allow competitors to use their networks at what they call artificially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/28/bus_386516.shtml
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...Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. for $825 million. Shareholders could affect buyer of MCI DENVER - Qwest Communications International Inc. would consider renewing its pursuit of MCI Inc. if MCI shareholders launched an effort to replace their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/07/bus_452383.shtml
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Former Qwest chief is jailed

...court's view, the verdict takes a rational view of the evidence." Thousands of investors lost money when Qwest Communications International Inc.'s stock price plummeted from more than $60 a share in 2000 to $2 a share in 2002. The scandal forced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/28/bus_137462.shtml
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