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  •  I'm surprised to learn- (0+ / 0-)

    That AT&T had any landline business left. I thought that  the operating telcos got the landlines, back in the day, and AT&T became an equipment vendor.

    •  SBC "pacman"ed up several of the other (1+ / 0-)
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      Mannie

      "Baby Bells" (also called RBOCs) then eventually bought AT&T, too. SBC changed its name to AT&T after that. So the company now called AT&T has a whole lot of landlines.

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