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RE: MCI to market MSN

  • From: Hank Nussbacher
  • Date: Wed Jan 31 02:13:39 1996

On Tue, 30 Jan 1996 20:01:36 -0800 (PST)  alexy@alpha.c2.org wrote:
>MCI and Microsoft will now be building networks together, MCI ditching
>Netscape and starting to sell Microsoft network access tools & pushing
>MSN... 
>
>>From the local rag news paper:
>
>"MCI, Microsoft to jointly market on-line services
>
> WASHINGTON -- MCI Communications Corp., switching its Internet Strategy, 
>said it will team up with Microsoft Corp. to jointly market and develop 
>services for the burgeoning on-line industry"
>
>The story later goes on to say:
>
>"MCI will promote Microsoft Network, the No. 4 U.S. on-line service, and
>sell Microsoft's Internet software through its SHL Systemhouse unit" 
>
>Interesting, No?

How does this affect UUnet (who provides Internet infrastructure for MSN)
and MCI?

>
>-alex
>

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