By Elaine Donnelly
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Germany's finance minister is keeping the pressure on Greece to implement reforms and spending cuts before a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel, who travels to Athens on Tuesday.
Phone company CenturyLink Inc. reported lower third-quarter net income Wednesday as operating expenses related to its April acquisition of larger phone company Qwest overshadowed increased revenue.
AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and four other telecom companies are offering a proposal to overhaul the $8 billion federal phone subsidy program to pay for high-speed Internet connections in rural and other underserved areas.
Phone company CenturyLink Inc. has agreed to buy information technology services provider Savvis Inc. for $2.5 billion in cash and stock, just a few weeks after it closed its acquisition of rival Qwest Communications International Inc.
CenturyLink Inc. completed its purchase of Qwest Communications International Inc. on Friday, combining the country's third- and fourth-largest traditional phone companies into one.
Federal regulators on Friday approved CenturyLink Inc.'s acquisition of Qwest Communications International Inc., on the condition that the combined phone company provide cheap broadband Internet access and computers to poor households.