Now that Verizon Communications Inc. has closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of MCI Inc., Chairman and CEO Ivan Seidenberg has a range of networks and services to rival those of Edward Whitacre Jr., his counterpart at AT&T Inc. who engineered the $22 billion combination of SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp. last year.

The Verizon-MCI deal and the November union of SBC and AT&T crossed regulatory boundaries that once seemed taboo.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]