AT&T: Bells Block Competition

November 2000
Multichannel News;11/13/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p63
Informs that AT&T Corp. is signaling its intention to compete in all segments of voice telephony, but finds that Baby Bells are interfering with those plans. Letter to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Baby Bell's alleged monopoly of the local phone market.


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