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MFS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC. ANNOUNCES PUBLIC OFFERING

    OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MFS Communications Company, Inc. (MFS) (NASDAQ-NMS: MFST) announced today the commencement of its public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock at a price of $50.00 per share.  The underwriters have been granted an option, exercisable for a 30-day period, to purchase up to 600,000 additional shares of common stock.
    The common stock is quoted on the NASDAQ National Market System and traded under the symbol MFST.  The offering is being managed by Salomon Brothers Inc and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.
    MFS will use substantially all of the net proceeds of the offering for the expansion of its existing networks and services and the development of new networks and services.
    MFS is the largest provider of local competitive access telecommunication services in the United States.  The company provides a wide range of high quality voice, data and other enhanced services and systems specifically designed to meet the requirements of communications-intensive business and government end users.
    This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
    -0-             09/15/93
    CONTACT:  Josh Howell of MFS Communications Company, Inc., 402-536-3614 CO:  MFS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC. ST:  NE


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