The contenders are: Havas' Arnold Worldwide;
Final presentations are scheduled for next week. Mr. Harris had indicated shops could take all or part of the advertising account. Carat is the incumbent on the interactive portion; New York independent Korey Kay was the incumbent for creative.
Vonage is battling AT&T Corp. for market share of VoIP, or voice over Internet protocol, which provides for phone service over the Web. Vonage recently lowered its rates in response to AT&T's price cut for its competing service, CallVantange.