Reading Comprehension - Globalcall Communications
Read this selection focusing on a telecommunications company. Take the true or false quiz following the reading selection. The answers to the quiz are on the next page.
Globalcall Communications has grown from a telecommunications solutions provider for local businesses in the greater Seattle metropolitan area to a truly global corporation providing telecommunications solutions for clients both large and small. Established to fill a significant market gap for simple communication solutions, the company first expanded to most major North American cities before becoming a major multinational player.
Presently, the company is extending operations to include voice over IP, as well as high-speed cable Internet access. Globalcall Communications' team includes more than 40,000 specialists worldwide in more than 20 countries on three continents. Next year will see the deployment of a third generation wireless communications network in Asian countries.
The future looks bright for Globalcall Communications. By 2005 the company will be servicing more than 15 million households and businesses globally. Globalcall Communications will have become a household word. We look forward to serving clients and are planning to do everything in our power to make sure that your communication future is unlimited AND simple.
TRUE OR FALSE
1. The company began by offering computer software solutions to local businesses in the greater Seattle metropolitan area.
2. The company was founded on an approach to providing simple communication solutions.
3. The company is expanding operations at the moment.
4. Worldwide communications employs more than 40,000 specialists.
5. The company expects to be servicing more than 50 million customers worldwide by 2005.
By Kenneth Beare, About.com Guide