( WCOM) was down 5% in late afternoon trading after
reported that the telecommunications company and its partner,
, had agreed to revise the terms of their merger. The news service, quoting unnamed sources, said the move was made to appease shareholders of the Web hosting company
, which is controlled by Intermedia. Digex's minority shareholders had sued to block the deal. WorldCom's stock traded in positive territory this morning. Intermedia was up 9.7%. Digex was up 12.7%.