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September 14, 1992 | From Reuters
The battle over Canada's lucrative long-distance telephone market will heat up today when Unitel Communications Inc. is expected to unveil its new service, which will challenge former monopoly carrier Bell Canada. Unitel, a partnership between Canadian Pacific and Rogers Communications Inc., announced that it intended to jump into the business after Canada's telephone regulator--the Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission--ended Bell's 100-year monopoly. At stake is a $6.
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September 14, 1992 | From Reuters
The battle over Canada's lucrative long-distance telephone market will heat up today when Unitel Communications Inc. is expected to unveil its new service, which will challenge former monopoly carrier Bell Canada. Unitel, a partnership between Canadian Pacific and Rogers Communications Inc., announced that it intended to jump into the business after Canada's telephone regulator--the Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission--ended Bell's 100-year monopoly. At stake is a $6.
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June 13, 1992 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government on Friday opened this country's $6.3-billion long-distance telephone market to competition in a decision that could also open the door to American suppliers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ruled in response to applications from Unitel Communications Inc. of Toronto and BC Rail Telecommunications/Lightel Inc. consortium of Vancouver. The decision to allow competing long-distance services promised to end Bell Canada's century-old monopoly.
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June 13, 1992 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government on Friday opened this country's $6.3-billion long-distance telephone market to competition in a decision that could also open the door to American suppliers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ruled in response to applications from Unitel Communications Inc. of Toronto and BC Rail Telecommunications/Lightel Inc. consortium of Vancouver. The decision to allow competing long-distance services promised to end Bell Canada's century-old monopoly.
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June 11, 1992
Having been sickened and outraged by the report of the tragic and unnecessary accident in Temecula involving Border Patrol officers, illegal immigrants and innocent citizens, I am compelled to write this letter. This needless slaughter caused by high-speed chases, by people who are hired to protect us, is absolutely senseless! There have been many such chases recently, some televised, which were potential accidents and certainly put people's lives in jeopardy.
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May 12, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An upstart long-distance company hopes to compete with AT&T and MCI in what is expected to be a lucrative market for phone calls to Vietnam. Trans Pacific Telecommunications Management Inc. in Costa Mesa is offering rates below those of the major long-distance companies for calls to Vietnam, said co-owner Gary L. Goforth. Through an agreement with U.S. and Canadian long-distance companies--Vortel Communications Inc. in San Francisco and Unitel Communications Inc.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1992
Having been sickened and outraged by the report of the tragic and unnecessary accident in Temecula involving Border Patrol officers, illegal immigrants and innocent citizens, I am compelled to write this letter. This needless slaughter caused by high-speed chases, by people who are hired to protect us, is absolutely senseless! There have been many such chases recently, some televised, which were potential accidents and certainly put people's lives in jeopardy.
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