OUTAGE: MCI/Worldcom frame-relay network

MCI/Worldcom's frame-relay network has been experiencing serious problems
for the last six hours or so. Originally thought to be an upgrade gone
bad, now the cause is unknown. MCI/Worldcom is in the process of shutting
down and rebuilding different switches one-by-one. It is unknown when
the network will stabilize.


"According to an MCI WorldCom spokeswoman, frame relay data service has been
slow or unavailable across close to 15 percent of the company's nationwide