Is Canada Ready For The Next Mci?

Canada's long-distance market opens--and entrepreneurs are pouncing

Canada's June 12 decision to permit competition in long-distance telephone service would seem to be a gold mine for AT&T, MCI, and Sprint. After all, the opening comes at a time when the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement is phasing out most barriers between the world's two largest trading partners. And Canadian business is desperate for the superior services and cheaper rates offered in the U.S.

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