off-topic: summary on Internet traffic growth History

Robert E. Seastrom rs at seastrom.com
Wed Aug 11 14:30:37 CDT 2010


Chris Boyd <cboyd at gizmopartners.com> writes:

> My recollection is that Worldcom bought out MFS.  UUnet was a later
> acquisition by the Worldcom monster (no, no biases here :-).

MFS acquired UUnet Technologies on 12 August 1996.

On 31 December 1996, MFS "merged with and into WorldCom, Inc" although
it sure looked like an acquisition to those of us who were watching
from the sidelines.

-r





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