Its government-ordered breakup in 1982 removed local service from Ma Bell
, leaving it with long distance, R&D and phone-equipment manufacturing.
Tenders are invited for 400 Ohms/20 Ma Bell
Relay For Double Line Block Instrument As Per Drg.
Even as FairPoint Communications settled a long strike involving many of its line workers, the company made another move that says at least as much about the state of the telephone industry, preparing to turn part of their Manchester facility into a data center and push into a competitive business that has nothing to do with Ma Bell
Exploding the Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell
provides a lively survey of the tinkerers and pranksters who turned AT&T's telephone system into a joke.
once gave us the option of ending a call, shall we say, emphatically.
On behalf of our customers, our industry and our country, Sprint will fight this attempt by AT&T to undo the progress of the past 25 years and create a new Ma Bell
duopoly," McCann's statement said.
is beginning to look like Ma Wi-Fi as the company expands its Wi-Fi efforts beyond a Wi-Fi test site in Times Square.
on a weekday, airfares were set by the government, the draft was alive and well, and hooking up an answering machine was a good way to incur the wrath of Ma Bell
The long distance giants affirm their commitment to continue merging and merging and merging until they eventually coalesce into one single entity which they will rename Ma Bell
The old Western Electric Ma Bell
black phones lasted half a lifetime.
prompted rampant speculation that the old Ma Bell
was being reassembled.
Just as in the old Ma Bell
days when the higher margins from long-distance revenues subsidized the high costs of local service.