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A Year Ago: C&W to spawn UK comms giant

This story was first published October 22, 1996

Cable and Wireless (C&W) today ended speculation and announced plans to create a new cable and communications company called Cable and Wireless Communications. The new group will blend the UK subsidiaries of Bell Cablemedia, Videotron, Nynex Cablecomms and Mercury Communications, C&W's UK arm.