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MCI Merger

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MCI Merger

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verizon.2006.mci merger





MCI merger, global, telecommunications, elites, work groups, open architecture, abstract spaces, empire, race, gender, executives, monitors, programmers, engineers, global, wireless work, laptop, mobile, mathematics, speed metaphors, night time traffic, wireless technology, professionals, optics, the eye, light bulb, invention, rocket scientists, NASA


Male voiceover: What if you put a thin metal filling inside a glass vacuum and ran a current through it?
That works.
What if you put a bunch of actual rocket scientists in a room and told them shoot for the moon?
That works.
What if you created a lens so small you could place it in your eye to improve your vision?
That works.
Suppose we created a local to global IP network so seamless and transparent you could quickly see how to better manage opportunities and prevent threats
Suppose you had the latest wireless technology
Suppose it all came with people
People who understand that capability goes hand and hand with accountability
Verizon has joined with MCI to form verizonbusiness
To make your business more successful and your life a little easier
That works
Introducing verizonbusiness

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Business Summary

Acquired MCI in 2005. (from Yahoo profile) "Verizon Communications Inc. is engaged in the provision of communications services. Verizon companies are providersof wireline and wireless communications in the United States, with 135.8 million access line equivalents and 32.5 million wireless customers. The Company is also a directory publisher. Its global presence extends to 32 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific through four segments: domestic telecom, which serves a territory consisting of 135.8 million access line equivalents in 29 states and the District of Columbia; domestic wireless, which provides wireless voice and data services, paging services and equipment sales in the United States; international, whichincludes international wireline and wireless communications operations and investments in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and information services, which is engaged in print and online directory publishing and is a content provider for electronic communications products and services."




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"MCI Merger," in Landscapes of Capital, Item #1162, (accessed January 23, 2018).