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Light Reading reports that Qwest and Verizon might be takeover talks. Nothing except innuendo etc in the story. Take it with a grain of salt. It, would however, be too funny, given the bitter fight over MCI between the two companies. A source here at the […]

Light Reading reports that Qwest and Verizon might be takeover talks. Nothing except innuendo etc in the story. Take it with a grain of salt. It, would however, be too funny, given the bitter fight over MCI between the two companies.

A source here at the VON show said a New York-based broker had told clients that discussions are under way between the two carriers, and that Verizon would soon tender an offer. Verizon, of course, is saying nothing about the situation. “No comment on that,” Verizon director of technology policy David Young said with a smile in the hallway here at VON.

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