Qwest: So Long MCI, Hello Plan B

As expected, Qwest is giving up on MCI and instead will focus on buying smaller operators. Oh we said that earlier – Time Warner Telecom, XO, WilTel, Broadwing, TelCove, Level3 aare some of the names being thrown around. “Qwest has great arteries,” Denver- based telecom analyst Tom Friedberg told the Denver Post. “But it doesn’t have any capillaries to feed the network.”