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August 1, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
US West Details Job Cuts: US West Communications Inc. said it will eliminate 9,000 mostly management jobs under a previously announced plan to streamline its operations in anticipation of growing competition. About 5,000 jobs will be eliminated over the next 18 months--between 1,000 and 1,500 this year and the rest in 1997. The remaining 4,000 will be cut in 1998 and '99.
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May 8, 1998 | Reuters
US West Communications Group agreed to market long-distance telephone services from upstart Qwest Communications International Inc., skirting restrictions against Baby Bells from entering the long-distance business. The 1996 Telecommunications Act of 1996 doesn't specifically prohibit marketing other companies' long-distance services, US West said. Starting next week, Englewood, Colo.
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BUSINESS
January 8, 1998 | Bloomberg News
If the corporate name game is good enough for the big boys, why not the younger crowd? The Jefferson County, Colo., school district has agreed to sell naming rights for its high school sports stadium to US West Communications Inc. for $2 million. While common at the college and professional levels, US West's 10-year deal is apparently the first of its kind among high schools.
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April 21, 1998 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER and KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Opening a new battlefield against cable companies, regional phone operator US West Communications said Monday that it will take advantage of new technology to offer its Phoenix customers the first digital television and high-speed Internet service over existing phone lines. The company backed up its commitment with another first, signing a 25-year, $300-million agreement with the Phoenix Suns professional basketball team for exclusive television rights starting in 2003.
BUSINESS
October 30, 1997 | Dow Jones
U S West Communications Group Inc. agreed to use PairGain Technologies Inc.'s products to support the large-scale commercial roll-out of digital subscriber line services in Phoenix, PairGain said Wednesday. Terms of the agreement weren't disclosed. PairGain said U S West will use the products to deliver high-power data services, giving U S West customers access to the Internet over a standard telephone line.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1998 | Reuters
US West Communications Group agreed to market long-distance telephone services from upstart Qwest Communications International Inc., skirting restrictions against Baby Bells from entering the long-distance business. The 1996 Telecommunications Act of 1996 doesn't specifically prohibit marketing other companies' long-distance services, US West said. Starting next week, Englewood, Colo.
NEWS
April 21, 1998 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER and KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Opening a new battlefield against cable companies, regional phone operator US West Communications said Monday that it will take advantage of new technology to offer its Phoenix customers the first digital television and high-speed Internet service over existing phone lines. The company backed up its commitment with another first, signing a 25-year, $300-million agreement with the Phoenix Suns professional basketball team for exclusive television rights starting in 2003.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
Xerox said Thursday that its first-quarter profit rose 26%, fueled by a pickup in digital copier sales and a rejuvenated sales force. The Stamford, Conn.-based copier company reported net income of $237 million, or $1.95 a share, well above analysts' estimates, compared with profit from operations of $187 million, or $1.54, in the year ago. In the year-ago quarter, a loss of $40 million, or 34 cents, from its discontinued insurance operation resulted in net income of $147 million, or $1.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1995
Time Warner Alters Relationships: The media giant is reshaping its relationship with two Japanese companies that own a minority stake in its cable television and entertainment businesses, a source said. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the Time Warner Inc. board approved a proposal under which Toshiba Corp. and Itochu Corp. would exchange their combined 11.1% stake in Time Warner Entertainment for preferred stock in the parent company.
BUSINESS
January 8, 1998 | Bloomberg News
If the corporate name game is good enough for the big boys, why not the younger crowd? The Jefferson County, Colo., school district has agreed to sell naming rights for its high school sports stadium to US West Communications Inc. for $2 million. While common at the college and professional levels, US West's 10-year deal is apparently the first of its kind among high schools.
BUSINESS
October 30, 1997 | Dow Jones
U S West Communications Group Inc. agreed to use PairGain Technologies Inc.'s products to support the large-scale commercial roll-out of digital subscriber line services in Phoenix, PairGain said Wednesday. Terms of the agreement weren't disclosed. PairGain said U S West will use the products to deliver high-power data services, giving U S West customers access to the Internet over a standard telephone line.
BUSINESS
August 1, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
US West Details Job Cuts: US West Communications Inc. said it will eliminate 9,000 mostly management jobs under a previously announced plan to streamline its operations in anticipation of growing competition. About 5,000 jobs will be eliminated over the next 18 months--between 1,000 and 1,500 this year and the rest in 1997. The remaining 4,000 will be cut in 1998 and '99.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
Xerox said Thursday that its first-quarter profit rose 26%, fueled by a pickup in digital copier sales and a rejuvenated sales force. The Stamford, Conn.-based copier company reported net income of $237 million, or $1.95 a share, well above analysts' estimates, compared with profit from operations of $187 million, or $1.54, in the year ago. In the year-ago quarter, a loss of $40 million, or 34 cents, from its discontinued insurance operation resulted in net income of $147 million, or $1.
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