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Southwestern Bell Telephone Company was the name of the Bell System's telephone operations in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas adopted in 1920. The company was often considered the first step of the corporate "ladder" within AT&T before the 1984 breakup. Image File history File links Swbell_logo. ... Image File history File links Swbell_logo. ... Bell System trademark used by AT&T and affiliated companies from 1921 to 1939 The Bell System was a trademark and service mark used by the US telecommunications company American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T) and its affiliated companies to co-brand their extensive circuit-switched telephone network and their... State nickname: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee (R) Senators Blanche Lincoln (D) Mark Pryor (D) Official language(s) English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Official languages None Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D) Senators Sam Brownback (R) Pat Roberts (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 15th 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² 0. ... State nickname: The Show Me State Other U.S. States Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Official language(s) English Area 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² (21st)  - Land 68,898 mi²... Oklahoma is a Midwest state of the United States (with strong Southern, Western, and Midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... AT&T Inc. ... This page is about the year 1984. ...


When the AT&T divestiture occurred in 1984, the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company was left under management by Southwestern Bell Corporation. In 1995, SBC changed its official name to SBC Communications Inc.. In 1997, SBC purchased the Pacific Telesis group. After a series of 2 more mergers, with Ameritech and SNET, SBC began adding its corporate name to the names of its telephone companies. In 2000, "SBC Global Network" was added to the end of the names of its telephone companies; in late 2001, "SBC" was placed on the beginning of the names of its telephone companies, creating SBC Southwestern Bell. Finally, in November 2002, SBC dropped the names of the Bell Operating Companies it owned in the public eye in favor of SBC as a national brand. SBC, however, continued its local telephone service business in the 5-state region as "Southwestern Bell Telephone Company", and continued regulatory business as such. However, in March 2003, SBC changed SWBT's d/b/a name, resulting in Southwestern Bell Telephone Company being conjoined with the title d/b/a SBC Kansas, d/b/a SBC Missouri, d/b/a SBC Oklahoma, d/b/a SBC Arkansas, and d/b/a SBC Texas. The states are collectively referred to as SBC Southwest. AT&T Inc. ... This page is about the year 1984. ... SBC Communications (NYSE: SBC) is an American telecommunications company based in San Antonio, Texas. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For current information on this topic, see AT&T. Pacific Telesis Group was one of the seven Regional Bell Operating Companies created after the 1984 breakup of AT&T as a holding company for Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell. ... Ameritech (American Information Technologies) is a U.S. telecommunications company that arose out of the 1984 AT&T divestiture. ... The Southern New England Telephone Company (commonly referred to as SNET by its customers) started operations on January 27, 1878 as the District Telephone Company of New Haven. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Regional Bell operating companies (RBOC) are the result of the United States antitrust action against AT&T in 1983. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The phrase doing business as (abbreviated DBA or d/b/a) is a legal term, meaning that the name of the business or operation does not include the legal name of its proprietor, the names of all partners, or the official registered name of the limited partnership or corporation that...


Headquarters for SBC Southwest are currently located in St. Louis, Missouri. Previous headquarters of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company were located in San Antonio, Texas, where corporate headquarters for AT&T, Inc., its parent company, are located. Headquarters were moved to St. Louis in 1986 upon completion of Bell Center. The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Downtown San Antonio as viewed from the Tower of the Americas Motto: Nickname: Alamo City Location in Texas Founded Incorporated 1731   County Bexar County Borough Parrish Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - Total  - Water 1,067. ... AT&T Inc. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


SBC's d/b/a system is subject to change, since its merger with Old AT&T. It is unclear as to whether the name will revert to "Southwestern Bell" or whether "AT&T Southwest" will be used. AT&T (formerly an abbreviation for American Telephone and Telegraph) Corporation was an American telecommunications company until it merged with SBC Communications in 2005 to form a new company called AT&T. Old AT&T provided voice, video, data, and Internet telecommunications and professional services to businesses, consumers, and government...


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Results for SBC Southwest (Southwestern Bell) were reported by District 6 Vice President Andy Milburn; for SBC West (Pacific/Nevada Bell) by District 9 Vice President Tony Bixler; for SBC Midwest (Ameritech) by District 4 Vice President Jeff Rechenbach; and for SBC East (SNET and Yellow Pages) by District 1 Vice President Larry Mancino.
The interest rate used to calculate lump sums will be changed in the Southwest and West to use the average GATT rate from November of the prior year, beginning on January 1, 2005.
SBC will send letter to suppliers and contractors informing them of the positive relationship SBC has with CWA and encouraging them to strive for constructive relationships with their own employees.
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SBC told the FCC that it would allow competitors access to local markets where it had had a monopoly if the FCC would allow them to acquire Ameritech.
On October 27, 2005, SBC announced that the name of the merged company will be ATandT, Inc. SBC itself was formed out of one of the "Baby Bells" that was formed as a result of the antitrust lawsuit.
SBC announced it would drop the SBC moniker and that the combined company would be called ATandT, Inc., with a new logo and adopting on December 1, 2005 the "T" stock ticker symbol from ATandT.
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