Sol Trujillo.Crews will be taking down the big blue Qwest signs high above California Street next week, replacing them with the bilious green CenturyLink logo. So ends an acrimonious era, as Qwest -- the former fiber-optic whiz kid, the brash bad boy of the telecom world who came to town amid ... 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 >>
How to demolish the telecom industry, in six easy steps.
Since Qwest swallowed US West, employees and stockholders have been put on hold.
Ride the light...ride the light...ride the light.
When Qwest took over US West, it took on a class-action lawsuit.
The people and places that made 2000 what it was. Blame them.
This year started not with a bang, but with a whimper.
From the week of August 31
The light grows dim for US West's former charities.
Before US West rang off, it won one last favor from the state.
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US West plugs into the state legislature.
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.
Now we know why US West execs thinks life's better here.
US West put service on the line so it could make the deal.
As US West pulls strings at the legislature, it could cut the lines to competition.
US West's game: keep its service record hidden from public view while charging the public more money.
In the brave new world of telecommunications, US West has an ace up its sleeve: the residential phone customer.
Hype makes right at the center for the new west.