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"A or B" side?

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

  1. HotRod

    HotRod Guest

    Whatever..the result is the same in Wisconsin. PrimeCo is no longer and
    Verizon is the system. A buy far better deal for all of us using this system
    here. Someone else made comment to PrimeCo in Chicago getting bought up by
    USCC, which is correct. I was speaking of Wisconsin and Florida.

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    "Jerome Zelinske" <jeromez1@earthlink.net> wrote in message
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    > Verizon did not buy primeco. Primeco was one of the companies
    > that merged to form verizon.
    >
    >
    > HotRod wrote:
    > > That is the result of Verizon buying PrimeCo here, which is a 1900 MHZ
    > > system.
    > >

    >
     



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  2. HotRod

    HotRod Guest

    Whatever..the result is the same in Wisconsin. PrimeCo is no longer and
    Verizon is the system. A buy far better deal for all of us using this system
    here. Someone else made comment to PrimeCo in Chicago getting bought up by
    USCC, which is correct. I was speaking of Wisconsin and Florida.

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    "Jerome Zelinske" <jeromez1@earthlink.net> wrote in message
    news:FhkGc.5945$R36.2314@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
    > Verizon did not buy primeco. Primeco was one of the companies
    > that merged to form verizon.
    >
    >
    > HotRod wrote:
    > > That is the result of Verizon buying PrimeCo here, which is a 1900 MHZ
    > > system.
    > >

    >
     
  3. HotRod

    HotRod Guest

    Whatever..the result is the same in Wisconsin. PrimeCo is no longer and
    Verizon is the system. A buy far better deal for all of us using this system
    here. Someone else made comment to PrimeCo in Chicago getting bought up by
    USCC, which is correct. I was speaking of Wisconsin and Florida.

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    "Jerome Zelinske" <jeromez1@earthlink.net> wrote in message
    news:FhkGc.5945$R36.2314@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
    > Verizon did not buy primeco. Primeco was one of the companies
    > that merged to form verizon.
    >
    >
    > HotRod wrote:
    > > That is the result of Verizon buying PrimeCo here, which is a 1900 MHZ
    > > system.
    > >

    >
     
  4. HotRod

    HotRod Guest

    Whatever..the result is the same in Wisconsin. PrimeCo is no longer and
    Verizon is the system. A buy far better deal for all of us using this system
    here. Someone else made comment to PrimeCo in Chicago getting bought up by
    USCC, which is correct. I was speaking of Wisconsin and Florida.

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    "Jerome Zelinske" <jeromez1@earthlink.net> wrote in message
    news:FhkGc.5945$R36.2314@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
    > Verizon did not buy primeco. Primeco was one of the companies
    > that merged to form verizon.
    >
    >
    > HotRod wrote:
    > > That is the result of Verizon buying PrimeCo here, which is a 1900 MHZ
    > > system.
    > >

    >
     
  5. HotRod

    HotRod Guest

    Whatever..the result is the same in Wisconsin. PrimeCo is no longer and
    Verizon is the system. A buy far better deal for all of us using this system
    here. Someone else made comment to PrimeCo in Chicago getting bought up by
    USCC, which is correct. I was speaking of Wisconsin and Florida.

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    "Jerome Zelinske" <jeromez1@earthlink.net> wrote in message
    news:FhkGc.5945$R36.2314@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
    > Verizon did not buy primeco. Primeco was one of the companies
    > that merged to form verizon.
    >
    >
    > HotRod wrote:
    > > That is the result of Verizon buying PrimeCo here, which is a 1900 MHZ
    > > system.
    > >

    >
     
  6. HotRod

    HotRod Guest

    Whatever..the result is the same in Wisconsin. PrimeCo is no longer and
    Verizon is the system. A buy far better deal for all of us using this system
    here. Someone else made comment to PrimeCo in Chicago getting bought up by
    USCC, which is correct. I was speaking of Wisconsin and Florida.

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    "Jerome Zelinske" <jeromez1@earthlink.net> wrote in message
    news:FhkGc.5945$R36.2314@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
    > Verizon did not buy primeco. Primeco was one of the companies
    > that merged to form verizon.
    >
    >
    > HotRod wrote:
    > > That is the result of Verizon buying PrimeCo here, which is a 1900 MHZ
    > > system.
    > >

    >
     
  7. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  8. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  9. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  10. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  11. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  12. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  13. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  14. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  15. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  16. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

    --
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    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:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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    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:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  19. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

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  20. David S <dwstreeter@spamisnaughty.att.net> wrote:

    >>Also, you make no sense to mention GTE/Verizon or Cellular One / AT&T
    >>without referencing WHERE you are talking about. Cellular One is still in
    >>business. They still operate the A band where I live. But, many of Cellular
    >>One's systems were sold off to various companies. Some Cellular One systems
    >>even went to Verizon. They didn't ALL go to AT&T like you mentioned. Also in
    >>this area Verizon took over Airtouch, not GTE.


    CellularONE is still in existence in some places. Dobson Cellular and Western
    Wireless are the two companies I know of that still use the brand name. SBC used
    to own the name but they sold it to Western Wireless when they jumped in bed with
    Bellsouth to form Cingular.

    > As to someone's mention that VZW includes Primeco, it doesn't include *all*
    > of Primeco. Primeco's Chicago properties (maybe all of Illinois, I don't
    > know) became US Cellular.


    Well, that's a divestiture issue. That's why GTE Wireless in Cleveland got
    sold to Alltel. Verizon couldn't keep both GTE and AirTouch.

    Same thing 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.

    > Maybe someone can tell me whether VZW in Hawaii is the old Ameritech or
    > something else...?


    I thought it was GTE, but not 100% sure...

    --
    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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