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Collapsed talks strain Qwest, US West deal

Even as a potential merger with an unnamed company falls through, Qwest's ongoing bid to acquire US West appears to be on a rocky course.

 

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Even as a potential merger with an unnamed company falls through, Qwest's ongoing bid to acquire US West appears to be on a rocky course.

"All families have occasional squabbles."

- US West spokesman David Fish.

 


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update Angry at the collapse of merger talks with a "major telephone company," widely rumored to be D. Telekom, Qwest chief executive Joe Nacchio lashes out at current merger partner US West.

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