The $100 Million Club

MCI WorldCom's powerful position as a backbone operator has helped boost huge Internet growth as a driver of the carrier's overall business, leading to its record-breaking acquisition of Sprint.Deals worth $100 million or more:BuyerPropertyPriceDate AnnouncedMCI WorldComSprint$129B10/99Cincinnati BellIXC Communications3.

MCI WorldCom's powerful position as a backbone operator has helped boost huge Internet growth as a driver of the carrier's overall business, leading to its record-breaking acquisition of Sprint.

Deals worth $100 million or more:

BuyerPropertyPriceDate Announced
MCI WorldComSprint$129B10/99
Cincinnati BellIXC Communications3.2B7/99
Metromedia Fiber NetworkAboveNet1.6B6/99
Global CrossingFrontier9.4B3/99
Bridge Information SystemsSavvis Communications100M (est.)2/99
AT&TIBM Global Network5B12/98
Qwest Communications InternationalIcon CMT187M9/98
Cable & WirelessMCI Internet1.75B7/98
FrontierGlobal Center200M1/98
WorldComANS Communications and CompuServe1.2B9/97
GTEBBN$616M5/97
WorldComMFS Communications14B8/96
MFS CommunicationsUUnet Technologies2B4/96

Source: Boardwatch magazine's Directory of Internet Service Providers