Carriers & ISPs: Briefs

February 1998
Network World;02/23/98, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p27
Trade Publication
States that a bill to beef up enforcement efforts against `slamming' the practice of making unauthorized changes in users' long distance carriers have been introduced by Senate Commerce Committee Chairman, John McCain. Details on who the bill is co-sponsored by; Information on the merger between Intermedia Communications Incorporated and Shared Technologies Fairchild Incorporated; Details on the announcement of a reseller program by UUNET Technologies Incorporated.


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