Thursday, December 4, 2003

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From Staff reports

BT, Broadwing settle their suit

BT Group Plc, the United Kingdom's largest phone company, said it settled a lawsuit with Broadwing Communications Inc. over patents for methods of using gas pressure to thread fiber-optic cables through conduits. BT's British Telecommunications Plc sued Cincinnati Bell Inc.'s Broadwing and other competitors in federal court in Wilmington, Del., in June, seeking a jury trial, unspecified damages and an order to stop their use of the invention. BT said in a statement Wednesday that the settlement requires Broadwing to pay for a license to use the technology.

Delta Air reports 2.1% rise in traffic

Delta Air Lines, which operates its second-largest hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Wednesday reported a 2.1 percent increase in system traffic in November compared with the same month last year. Delta's Erlanger-based regional subsidiary, Comair, saw domestic traffic rise 44.3 percent year over year. Systemwide, Delta reduced capacity by 1.8 percent, although Comair saw capacity go up 37.9 percent.



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Omnicare keeps up expansion
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Over-the-Rhine Chamber teams up
U.S. worker productivity soars
GEAE to cut 350 jobs for jet slump
SEC proposes rule to halt late trades
Tariff effects discussed
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