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WorldCom sponsor Partner Zone at Networks telecom 2001

London, 20 March – Networks telecom 2001, the UK's largest and most comprehensive event for the IT, Telecoms and Internet Industry(1) have signed WorldCom the premier global communications company as business sponsor of the Channel Partner Zone.

WorldCom offer a complete range communications services including an industry-leading IP portfolio over its UUNET(2) backbone. In addition to exhibiting this product range, WorldCom will be showcasing some of the best of breed solutions offered by its strategic Partners in a dedicated Partner Pavilion within their sponsored zone.

Jane Murphy, Portfolio Director for Networks telecom commented, “We are delighted to have WorldCom onboard at Networks telecom. The Channel Partner Zone will showcase a broad spectrum of solutions from the leading datacoms and telecoms resellers in one area, and WorldCom will lead the way.”

Cormac Whelan, VP of Sales Programs commented on behalf of WorldCom: “Our Partners are more than just resellers, the value that they add is of strategic importance to us. Sponsorship of the Partner Zone not only demonstrates our commitment to the channel, but also gives us the opportunity to present some of these Partners and the sophisticated solutions that they deliver within the WorldCom Partner Pavilion”

Networks telecom 2001, which takes place from 26-28 June 2001 at Birmingham NEC, will present the industry’s burning issues in a visitor friendly manner. The show will be divided into five zones (covering Channel Partners, Internet Security, IP Telephony and communications, M-Commerce and ASP). These areas are designed to allow visitors to efficiently target their specific area of interest and quickly drill down to locate suppliers and partners to answer their questions.

Notes to Editors:

1. Networks telecom 2000 was held at the NEC Birmingham 27th –29th June. Over 23,000 people attended the show (ABC audited) with nearly 600 exhibitors taking part.

2. UUNET, the global leader for Internet based communications, has been part of WorldCom since 1996. WorldCom’s is the pre-eminent provider of communications services to business for the digital age. Combining the resources and expertise of the two companies creates a stronger business delivering an enhanced portfolio to all their customers under the single WorldCom brand around the globe.

3. For more information about the different show feature areas or to register for free entry into the event, please visit

or telephone 020 8987 7601.

About WorldCom

WorldCom (NASDAQ: WCOM) is a pre-eminent global communications company for the digital generation, generation d, operating in more than 65 countries with 2000 revenues of approximately $40 billion. WorldCom provides the innovative technologies and services that are the foundation for business in the 21st century. For more information, go to

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CMP Europe Ltd. has more than 20 years of experience in producing industry leading, business-to-business events and publications that reflect the rapidly changing and diverse market of IT. The Company remains at the forefront of the industry by continuously developing existing events and adding new products to its portfolio. CMP’s current successful events and publications in the UK include Com Europe and Call Centre Focus magazines and Networks telecom, Webcom, GIS, Call Centre Expo and Technology For Marketing events.

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