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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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For one thing, it provides greater visibility than is the norm when either floor-mounted robots or bell systems are in a booth.
Meanwhile, the Bell System set up company unions and paternalistic programs to win operators' gratitude for small concessions.
They re the one who really, truly loved the Bell System and will only be dragged into an interconnect system kicking and screaming.
Not quite as relaxed as when it was Bell Atlantic, but still more relaxed than under the Bell system.
District Court Judge Harold Greene, BellSouth said that AT&T has failed miserably to prove it's entitled to acquire McCaw through a waiver from the Modification of Final Judgment, the agreement that broke up the Bell System in 1984.
With the addition of the CASH software system, LDMI can strengthen its performance as a major carrier in the Midwest, optimizing its network and achieving a QoS standard set by the pre-divestiture Bell System," said Larry C.
Prior to Alltel, Flynn served as President of Southwestern Bell Telephone's Arkansas division and for twenty-four years held other positions within the Bell system.
NYSE: BLS) and required AT&T (NYSE: T) to provide a full explanation of how the law and facts have changed so that AT&T can acquire McCaw Cellular Communications under the 10-year-old agreement that broke up the Bell System.
Prior to ALLTEL, Flynn spent 24 years within the Bell System at SBC Southwestern Bell, most recently serving as president of the Arkansas Division.
The local telephone companies right now enjoy the same monopoly control as they did in 1984 when the Bell System was broken up.
Prior to joining Alltel, he spent 24 years with Southwestern Bell and the Bell System where, since 1991, he served as President of the Arkansas Division.
The manufacturing ban was part of the court order that broke up the Bell System in 1984.