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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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Access One is currently converting its existing customer base from resale to a virtual local services network through the only region wide UNE-P agreement with a Regional Bell Operating Company.