SBC Files to Offer Long Distance in Mo., Ark.
By Jeremy Pelofsky
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - SBC Communications Inc. (NYSE:SBC - news) on Monday sought approval from federal regulators to offer long-distance voice and data services in Missouri and Arkansas as the company moves to expand its reach in the region.
This is the second time the nation's second-largest local telephone company has sought approval for Missouri, a state in which it recently cut prices and provided more data about installations and repairs to address concerns raised about its first bid. That bid was withdrawn in June. (Article 1
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