Oh, You Mean That Tci In Denver

What's in a name? A lot of aggravation, if it's TCI. Being mistaken for Denver-based cable colossus Tele-Communications Inc. has plagued Transaction Communications Inc. in Herndon, Va. The much smaller TCI provides the electronic link that merchants and banks use to O.K. credit-card purchases. The cable giant has long sparked controversy in dhe telecom world. That goes double since its proposed merger with Bell Atlantic.

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