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"A or B" side?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Bob, Jul 4, 2004.

  1. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     



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  2. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  3. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  4. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  5. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  6. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  7. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  8. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  9. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  10. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  11. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  12. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  13. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  14. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  15. David S

    David S Guest

    On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 02:44:35 GMT, Stanley Cline <sc1-news@roamer1.org>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >The A-side licenses for the different islands went to various
    >companies -- McCaw/AT&T, BellSouth/Cingular, TDS/US Cellular -- but I
    >believe that now, after various license swaps, AT&T now has all the
    >A-side licenses in Hawaii.


    I know Ameritech had a license there, maybe on only one island. Logic would
    suggest that Cingular now has it, but logic tends to lose out in the real
    world of mergers, swaps, and more mergers.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "Because of our taping schedule, this show will take place three weeks
    after you see it." - sportscaster Don Gillis
     
  16. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:
    >> in Chicago. Ameritech
    >>ended up selling the network to GTE who continued to market it under the
    >>Ameritech name for a while, and then GTE was folded into Verizon. They
    >>couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch in Cleveland, nor were they allowed
    >>to keep both GTE and Primeco in Chicago.

    >
    > You may be right about the marketing; I don't remember. But approximately
    > three of my monthly bills were paid to GTE.


    That's from a friend of mine who lives in Chicago and was a customer of
    the companies involed, through all of the changes.

    Ironically, in Cleveland in the early to mid 90s, before Ameritech built
    out their own network, they were a GTE reseller... :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  17. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:
    >> in Chicago. Ameritech
    >>ended up selling the network to GTE who continued to market it under the
    >>Ameritech name for a while, and then GTE was folded into Verizon. They
    >>couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch in Cleveland, nor were they allowed
    >>to keep both GTE and Primeco in Chicago.

    >
    > You may be right about the marketing; I don't remember. But approximately
    > three of my monthly bills were paid to GTE.


    That's from a friend of mine who lives in Chicago and was a customer of
    the companies involed, through all of the changes.

    Ironically, in Cleveland in the early to mid 90s, before Ameritech built
    out their own network, they were a GTE reseller... :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  18. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:
    >> in Chicago. Ameritech
    >>ended up selling the network to GTE who continued to market it under the
    >>Ameritech name for a while, and then GTE was folded into Verizon. They
    >>couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch in Cleveland, nor were they allowed
    >>to keep both GTE and Primeco in Chicago.

    >
    > You may be right about the marketing; I don't remember. But approximately
    > three of my monthly bills were paid to GTE.


    That's from a friend of mine who lives in Chicago and was a customer of
    the companies involed, through all of the changes.

    Ironically, in Cleveland in the early to mid 90s, before Ameritech built
    out their own network, they were a GTE reseller... :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  19. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:
    >> in Chicago. Ameritech
    >>ended up selling the network to GTE who continued to market it under the
    >>Ameritech name for a while, and then GTE was folded into Verizon. They
    >>couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch in Cleveland, nor were they allowed
    >>to keep both GTE and Primeco in Chicago.

    >
    > You may be right about the marketing; I don't remember. But approximately
    > three of my monthly bills were paid to GTE.


    That's from a friend of mine who lives in Chicago and was a customer of
    the companies involed, through all of the changes.

    Ironically, in Cleveland in the early to mid 90s, before Ameritech built
    out their own network, they were a GTE reseller... :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  20. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:
    >> in Chicago. Ameritech
    >>ended up selling the network to GTE who continued to market it under the
    >>Ameritech name for a while, and then GTE was folded into Verizon. They
    >>couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch in Cleveland, nor were they allowed
    >>to keep both GTE and Primeco in Chicago.

    >
    > You may be right about the marketing; I don't remember. But approximately
    > three of my monthly bills were paid to GTE.


    That's from a friend of mine who lives in Chicago and was a customer of
    the companies involed, through all of the changes.

    Ironically, in Cleveland in the early to mid 90s, before Ameritech built
    out their own network, they were a GTE reseller... :)

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     

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