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"The merger of ICG and Netcom offers a strategic
fit across-the-board in technology, target markets
and geography ," said J. Shelby Bryan, president
and CEO of ICG, in a statement. "The new
company will enjoy a particularly strong competitive
advantage in California, where approximately 30
percent of the world's Internet traffic either
originates or terminates."

Bradley Dunn wrote: