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WILTELWilliams Telecommunications Group
WILTELWilliams Telecommunications Corp.
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Level 3 did not return a call requesting comment about the debt swap and its WilTel acquisition.
This article was provided by Paul Savil, vice president, data networking, for WilTel Communications, Tulsa, Okla.
Dave Lewis, president of ANPI, said they chose WilTel based on the company's demonstrated ability to deliver a unique marriage of network integrity, product breadth, and competitive pricing with extremely responsive and knowledgeable support staff.
Wiltel Communications Sys., 103 F.3d 897, 900 (9th Cir.
In 1997, the Utah State Tax Commission held in WilTel v.
A lot of them are starved for cash and the utilities provide a very consistent way of getting cash, while at the same time creating a new path to the customers, particularly at the distribution level." Williams' involvement in the telecommunications business goes back to 1986 when Williams began running fiber-optic cable through decommissioned pipelines, becoming the groundwork for WilTel. The company sold the network portion in 1995, retaining a segment of the network that became Vyvx, a broadcast-video transmission network.
Another such case is the 1994 spin-off of WilTel by the Williams Co., which chief executive officer Keith Bailey described as motivated by a desire to make the company "easier for [stock] researchers to follow" (Stancavage, 1994).
In the early 1990s, he hammered out an operating agreement with the Cuban government for the then-Williams WilTel subsidiary to create a fiber-optic link between Havana and Miami (a proposition later squashed by the U.S.
embargo, beginning in 1995 trilateral negotiations among the American and Cuban governments and AT&T resulted in the reactivation of the undersea cable to Cuba and expansion of long-distance service, MCI was licensed to provide direct-dial service via satellite, and other services and companies moved to provide service, among them IDB WorldCom (for telex and telegraph), LDDS Communications (long distance service), WilTel International (construction of fiber-optic lines from Florida), and ItalCable, for a satellite earth station linking Cuban resorts with Rome (Nichols and Torres, 1998).
AT&T, MCI, LDDS Communications, IDB Communications Group, and WilTel are awaiting a decision by Miami Judge James Lawrence King on whether the money may be garnisheed in partial payment for a US$187 million judgment against Cuba for the 1996 downing of Hermanos al Rescate airplanes (see NotiSur, 1996-03-15, EcoCentral, 1998-11-05).
Executives of Williams, WilTel Communications LLC and Transco convened at Madison square Garden in New York on Jan.