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Re: Welcome back, Ma Bell

  • From: Eric A. Hall
  • Date: Sun Mar 05 13:27:09 2006

On 3/5/2006 9:18 AM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:

> I somehow wonder if the old executives at Ma Bell had already worked
> out a timeline for resurrecting her well before she was split up ..

That would include divestiture of residential LD, equipment sales, bell
labs, etc? Really, there's just not much of the old Ma Bell left in AT&T,
and the few parts that are left don't constitute anything like the
national monopoly that was broken up.

What are people worried about here exactly?

Eric A. Hall                              
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