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"A or B" side?

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

  1. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     



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  2. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  3. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  4. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  5. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  6. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  7. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  8. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  9. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  10. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  11. Richard Ness

    Richard Ness Guest

    Sorry, wrong....
    U S West was U S West New Vector, the original "B" licensee in many of the
    western 14 states that U S West (RBOC) operated in. SEA, DEN, SLC, etc, etc...

    They were in existence from the very beginning of cellular in the US.
    As the fear of Judge Greene subsided, it then became U S West Cellular.
    A few years later, PacBell spun off their wireless into what then became
    AirTouch.

    So, in reality, U S West was in existence BEFORE AirTouch.

    Then there were mergers and more mergers, resulting in Verizon.


    "Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote in message news:etuge010qf3l42tl2uohhr78o1v13e3roq@4ax.com...
    > On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 15:11:19 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    > <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >
    > >I think AirTouch was created from a cellular unit of USWest, though, right?
    > >and PacTel sold to USWest...

    >
    > Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    > cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    > Verizon Wireless.
    >
    > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    > remove NONO from .NONOcom to reply
     
  12. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  13. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  14. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  15. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  16. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  17. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  18. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  19. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     
  20. On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 14:51:29 -0700, Joseph
    <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.NONOcom> wrote:

    >Airtouch was in existance before USWest. USWest cellular sold their
    >cellular license to Airtouch. Of course Airtouch became part of
    >Verizon Wireless.


    IIRC, AirTouch came about as a merger of Pac*Tel Cellular and US West
    Cellular. Pac*Tel may have started using the AirTouch name before the
    merger, but I'm not sure.

    Here in the immediate Atlanta area, the original A-side licensee was
    Pac*Tel Cellular, who became AirTouch, who because VZW. (The B-side
    licensee, of course, was BellSouth Mobility, who is now Cingular.)

    -SC
    --
    Stanley Cline -- sc1 at roamer1 dot org -- http://www.roamer1.org/
    ....
    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might
    be a law against it by that time." -/usr/games/fortune
     

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