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"A or B" side?

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

  1. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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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  2. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  3. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  4. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  5. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  6. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  7. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  8. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  9. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  10. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  11. You would be correct sir.
    PAC*TEL, then Airtouch, now Verizon is on the "B" side.
    LA Cellular, then AT&T, Now Cingular is on the "A" side.

    Scotty



    "JW" <jw@jw.net> wrote in message news:GcWFc.45956$Yu.16751@fed1read04...
    >
    > "Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message
    > news:lOydnfcxi8lgtXXdRVn-vA@lmi.net...
    > > Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > > > I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.


    <snip>

    >
    > Actually Steven, VZW in Los Angeles was orginally PacTel and is the the B
    > side. What became AT&T is the A side. In 1994 if I remeber correctly

    PacTel
    > spun off it cellular unit and it became AirTouch.
    > >


    <snip>

    > > --
    > > 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.
    >
    >
     
  12. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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.
     
  13. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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.
     
  14. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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.
     
  15. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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.
     
  16. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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. Evan Platt <evan@theobvious.espphotography.com> wrote:
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:30:59 GMT, Dave <davids1955@earthlink.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>I believe A/B side was originally when analog only cellular came out.
    >>The B side was usually the "wireline" phone company and A side was the
    >>other. With mergers and acquisitions this may not always be the case now
    >>though.

    >
    > B was in fact used for Analog, however your statement about wireline
    > isn't correct. B was GTE / now Verizon, A was cellular one, now AT&T.


    Yes. You just agreed with Dave. GTE was the wireline/"Bell" carrier,
    Cell One was the "Alternate."

    --
    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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