Bell System

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Bell System

Before AT&T was broken up in 1984 by court order, the Bell System referred to AT&T and all the Bell Telephone companies that were part of it, but had separate names to provide a regional flavor. The Bell name, of course, came from Alexander Graham Bell. See AT&T, Divestiture and RBOC.


Now, Artifacts in Antique Stores
As AT&T grew to be the largest corporation in the U.S., the Bell name became synonymous with telecommunications. New England Telephone & Telegraph was one of AT&T's 23 operating companies before Divestiture.


Now, Artifacts in Antique Stores
As AT&T grew to be the largest corporation in the U.S., the Bell name became synonymous with telecommunications. New England Telephone & Telegraph was one of AT&T's 23 operating companies before Divestiture.
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Major telecom service providers around the world, including Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs), are requiring TL 9000 registration from all of their equipment vendors.
With EWSD, the features and technology that are available to the Bell Operating companies are also available to the independents at a very competitive price," said Jesse Lumpkin, vice president of sales at Siemens Stromberg-Carlson.
With the entry of regional bell operating companies (RBOCs) into the inter-local access and transport area (inter-LATA) long-distance markets, the pricing pressures have increased, especially in the medium and large enterprise segment.
McCaw owns minority interests in several cellular properties in which Bell operating companies own majority interests, BellSouth noted.
The RLECs, in general, have a lower business risk profile than the regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs).
MFS is the nation's largest provider of competitive local access services and competes directly with all seven Regional Bell Operating Companies.
OB), one of the nation's largest competitive local exchange carriers, has sent a letter to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expressing its strong opposition to what it believes are the "secret and exclusive" FCC-sponsored negotiations among the four regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs), AT&T and MCI that have taken place over Memorial Day weekend.
The company develops, manufactures, markets and supports enhanced voice processing platforms for Regional Bell Operating Companies, interexchange carriers, long distance providers, cellular and international telecommunications companies.
which will position the company as one of the nation's largest facilities-based competitors to the regional Bell operating companies.
The Siemens Stromberg-Carlson EWSM system can transmit data at speeds of up to 140 megabits per second (Mbps) (equivalent to almost 10,000 pages of text per second) today, and will be upgraded to Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) speed in timeframes required by the Bell Operating Companies in the U.
We operate our own nationwide long distance network and deliver local services through wholesale operating agreements with the Bell Operating Companies.
government monopolization lawsuit led to the breakup of AT&T and the creation of seven Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs).