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Geographical areas serviced by Bell and independent telephone companies in the United States

B. A. Hart

Geographical areas serviced by Bell and independent telephone companies in the United States

by B. A. Hart

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Office of Telecommunications; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Telephone -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] B. A. Hart.
      SeriesOT report 73-1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8803 .H37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 117 p.
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5523190M
      LC Control Number73601416

      served as an information clearinghouse for associations of independent telephone companies (such as the United States Independent Telephone Association) and for general-trade (that is, other than Western Electric) suppliers. Long Lines . United Telephone Company now controlled seven major telephone exchanges and was the second largest telephone company in Kansas. In , Brown formed United Telephone and Electric (UT&E) in order to purchase stock in subsidiary companies across widely separated geographical areas.

      It is the dual-wire physical interface that connects a telephone to the central office. The central office, also referred to as the local exchange, serves a group of subscribers (customers) in a local area. Local exchange carriers (LEC) are local telephone companies that provide service along with other LECs within a designated geographical area. Since , the company had grown at a rate of percent, tops among Ameritech operating companies. Only 38 independent telephone companies remained in Indiana by ; in addition, along with Indiana Bell, three other major companies were operating in the state: GTE North, Contel, and United Telephone of Indiana.

      Since , the company had grown at a rate of percent, tops among Ameritech operating companies. Only 38 independent telephone companies remained in Indiana by ; in addition, along with Indiana Bell, three other major companies were operating in the state: GTE North, Contei, and United Telephone of Indiana. A telephone directory, commonly called a telephone book, telephone address book, phone book, or the white/yellow pages, is a listing of telephone subscribers in a geographical area or subscribers to services provided by the organization that publishes the purpose is to allow the telephone number of a subscriber identified by name and address to be found.


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Geographical areas serviced by Bell and independent telephone companies in the United States by B. A. Hart Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[B A Hart; United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Telecommunications.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Telephone areas serviced by Bell and independent companies in the United States.

[Washington, D.C.?]: U.S. Dept of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, The Bell System was the system of companies, led by the Bell Telephone Company and later by AT&T, which provided telephone services to much of Canada and the United States from toat various times as a Decemthe system was divided into independent companies by a U.S.

Justice Department mandate. The general public in the United States. Berliner, Emile, American Bell Telephone Company, and United States Circuit Court.

United States of America v. American Bell Telephone Co. and Emile Berliner, summary of brief for defendants, pleadings, brief, argument of Frederick P. Fish, Esq., for defendants, the American Bell Telephone Co.'s exhibit at the Columbian Exposition. Boston,   The rest of the telephone monopoly lasted until January 8,the date of settlement of United States &T, a United States Department of Justice antitrust suit against AT& the settlement, AT&T ("Ma Bell") agreed to divest its local exchange service operating companies, in return for a chance to go into the computer business (see AT&T.

Verizon Communications – InNYNEX was acquired by Bell Atlantic (taking the Bell Atlantic name), which later, inacquired GTE, the largest independent telephone company, and renamed itself Verizon.

Infollowing a protracted bidding war with rival RBOC Qwest, Verizon announced that it would acquire long-distance company MCI. After the invention of the telephone inthe candlestick (or desk stand) was manufactured from through the 's.

During this period there were hundreds of independent phone companies and even more unique candlesticks in production. My passion (obsession) is to build one of the finest collections of original, rare candlestick telephones in the world.

 Unit 2 Assignment 1 Service Provider Types RBOCS: Regional Bell operating company (RBOC) is a term describing one of the U.S. regional telephone companies (or their successors) that were created as a result of the breakup of American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T, known also as the Bell System or "Ma Bell") by a l Court consent decree.

These Independent (a term meaning non-Bell) telephone companies, at one time over 6, strong, sprang up all over America after the expiration of Bell’s original patents in Because of the need for telephone service in rural areas not provided by the early Bell company, many citizens banded together to form single exchange companies.

Many persons, [] including particularly the States, claim that * these restrictions would have adverse consequences in that they would either undermine the financial viability of the divested Operating Companies, or produce substantial increases in the rates for local telephone service, thus eroding the statutory goal of universal.

Interestingly, although the Bell System would service eighty three percent of American telephones, it never controlled more than thirty percent of the United States geographical area. To this day, 1, independent telephone companies still exist, often serving rural areas the Bell System ignored.

The Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOC) are the result of United States &T, the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust suit against the former American Telephone & Telegraph Company (later known as AT&T Corp.).

On January 8,AT&T Corp. settled the suit and agreed to divest its local exchange service operating companies. Effective January 1.

The largest provider of local telephone service in the state of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Bell focuses its attention on larger population centers, leaving less populous areas to Wisconsin's many small, independent telephone companies. Wisconsin Bell was founded in as the Wisconsin Telephone Company by Charles H.

Haskins, Benjamin K. Miller, and. In the United States. In the United States, these were companies in existence at the time of the breakup of AT&T into the Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs), also known as the "Baby Bells". GTE was the second largest ILEC after the Bells, but it has since been absorbed into Verizon, an some areas, an independent telephone company is responsible for providing local telephone.

Petitioners point to a recent order by the Common Carrier Bureau approving sales agency programs that include only small numbers of independent CPE vendors and cover only a limited range of network services, chiefly Centrex. See Furnishing of Bell Operating Telephone Companies and the Independent Telephone Companies, 3().

Local access and transport area (LATA) is a term used in U.S. telecommunications represents a geographical area of the United States under the terms of the Modification of Final Judgment (MFJ) entered by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in Civil Action number or any other geographic area designated as a LATA in the National.

geographic areas in which local Bell telephone companies were allowed to sell local and long distance services. Interexchange carriers and com-petitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) carried calls between the LATAs.

Local exchange carriers were allowed to carry calls within LATAs. States with small populations, such as Maine, Alaska, and. AT&T also controlled 22 Bell Operating Companies which provided local telephone service to most of the United States.

While there were many "independent telephone companies", General Telephone being the most significant, the Bell System was far larger than all the others, and widely considered a monopoly itself. TELEPHONE AREAS SERVICED BY BELL AND INDEPENDENT COMPANIES IN THE UNITED STATES Burgette A.

Hart, Ann M. Nave, Anthony W. Raskob, Jr., and John C. Thomason* The geographic coverage of all telephone companies in the United Statesis presented in a series of maps depicting the operating areas served by Bell and each of the various independent.

Rochester Telephone Corporation was a company that provided local telephone service to Rochester, New company was founded in as a merger of Rochester Telephonic Exchange and Rochester Telephone Company. In the company became Frontier Corporation, trading on the NYSE under the FRO symbol.

Ownership passed to Global. This reputation served Century well, as many small companies chose to deal only with Clarke Williams. By the s the number of independent telephone companies in the United States had declined from 7, to about 1, Century emerged as one of the largest independent telephone companies in the nation.Plaintiffs are fifteen unaffiliated individuals or business entities that engaged in distribution of a mobile telephone device called "Melabs Attache Phone" [2] during the complaint period.

Plaintiffs' places of business were located throughout the United States, with each plaintiff's distributorship region encompassing a limited geographical area.

Prior to the divestiture, telephone service in the United States was rendered both by former Bell operating companies and by independent telephone companies; and, since divestiture, service continues to be rendered by the regional companies, certain surviving Bell companies, and independent companies.

More than of these independent.