Can U.S. Companies Even Get a Bonjour?
New York Times , Edition: Late Edition - Final , Column: 2 , Page: 1 , Monday , October 2 1995 , Section: D
GENEVA, Oct. 1 - Within a radius of a few hundred miles around this lakeside city are two of the four richest telecommunications markets in the world. And around themare glass walls that say "Keep Out."
The state-owned French monopoly telephone company, France Telecom, in 1994 had revenues of roughly $25 billion, while its German counterpart, Deutsche
Telekom, had revenues of almost $40 billion. Only AT&T, with revenues of $49 billion, and NTT of Japan, at $70 billion, are larger.
... Map of Europe provides a look at the current market, showing which countries are open, closed, or partially open to competition.
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