So who the heck is "Wolfcon,"

It's "Worldcom", the product of the acquisition of what was "WilTel"
from the The Williams Companies by LDDS. (The right to use the
WilTel name reverted to The Williams Companies six months after the
transaction closed.)

    ...and where did they get 14.1 billion dollars?

According to the WSJ story this morning, they didn't get 14.1 billion
dollars....they traded shares of Worldcom valued at 14.1 billion
dollars at the (then) last market close in exchange for the stock of

                                                     Does this mean that
    it's going to be even harder to deal with MFS? Humpf.


bill woodcock

Farrell Gerbode