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Q&A: MCI’s chief seeks fresh start in ’04

Jan 05, 20042 mins

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Q&A: MCI’s chief seeks fresh start in ’04, 01/05/04

MCI will soon shed its Chapter 11 bankruptcy shackles, and that freedom can’t come soon enough for Chairman and CEO Michael Capellas. Since taking charge late last year, Capellas has worked nonstop to address questions of solvency. Now his focus is on the future. He spoke recently with Network World Senior Editor Denise Pappalardo and Associate News Editor Paul McNamara.

Nortel wins with Bell Canada, rural carriers, 12/17/03

Bell Canada this week said it plans to purchase $130 million in Nortel equipment over two years to upgrade its IP and optical networking capabilities.

Qwest revamps bundle, 12/16/03

Qwest this week announced a bundled service offering for small businesses and residences.

SBC picks Alcatel for FTTP, 12/16/03

As expected, SBC has selected Alcatel to supply equipment for the RBOC’s fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) build-out.

Lucent taps Salira EPON, 12/16/03

As Lucent funds the development of its own optical Ethernet system within Bell Labs, the telecom giant’s Worldwide Services arm this week said it will support Salira Optical Network Systems’ products in the …

Report calls for VoIP ‘regulatory certainty’, 12/16/03

VoIP service providers need the “regulatory certainty” that would be created with a national U.S. government policy, a report released Tuesday suggested.