Colorado's Public Utilities Commission is slated to sign off on Qwest's merger with CenturyLink today, a day after Montana became the fourteenth state to okay the deal, pushing memories of Mountain Bell even further down the line. The PUC was initially scheduled to approve the merger last we ... More >>
Phil AnschutzPhil Anschutz, labeled "one of the most secretive moguls in America" by Forbes, nevertheless was the focus of a major profile in the business magazine recently -- even if the author never got to interview Anschutz himself.
Almost three months after CenturyTel announced a $22 billion deal to take over Qwest Communications, some of the most important questions about the historic merger remain unanswered -- like what happens to all those old phone books, weird equipment, archival collections and other cool bits of ... More >>
"If they try to take our jobs, who'll join my posse?"As we told you earlier today, Qwest is being acquired by CenturyTel in a $10.6 billion stock swap. We don't know the repercussions yet, and won't for a while. But they'll undoubtedly be significant in light of the fact that the combined co ... More >>
Former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio received good news when he learned that the U.S. Justice Department had decided against appealing the reduction of his original six-year jail sentence for insider-trading violations. But many Qwest Wireless customers will probably be less excited upon leraning the ... More >>
In its August 3 edition, the Rocky Mountain News published "Sol's Goodbye Kiss," an article that seemed to offer up new information about a gag-inducing corporate giveaway. Reporter Jeff Smith's first paragraph read, "Qwest Communications agreed to pay then-US West CEO Sol Trujillo a $72 million gol ... More >>
From the week of 7/28/2005
How to demolish the telecom industry, in six easy steps.
California State Teachers Retirement System
Skyjack Radio briefly took over Denver radio -- and its pilots are eager to hit the airwaves again.
From the week of October 10, 2002
There are a million Qwest stories in the naked city. This is just one of them.
Listing to the right
Bankruptcy court snatched Ocean Journey from the jaws of extinction. Now the aquarium's on the line for big legal fees.
Anshutz's domain stretches from kids' theater to pro sports.
The people and places that made 2000 what it was. Blame them.
The light grows dim for US West's former charities.
Are Jake Jabs and Ted Nugent really the same person?
Before US West rang off, it won one last favor from the state.
US West's golden CEO just keeps getting richer and richer.
Although Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were an impossibly horrific act to follow, others gave it a shot.
While US West delayed service for months, the company stockpiled millions.
US West put service on the line so it could make the deal.