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- Main Title The American Telephone and Telegraph Divestiture: Background, Provisions, and Restructuring
Author: Gilroy, Angele A.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Economics Division
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 1984-04-11
- Content Description: On January 1, 1984, The American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) divested itself of a major portion of its organizational structure and functions. Under the post-divestiture environment the once fully-integrated Bell System is now reorganized into the "new" AT&T and seven Ladependent regional holding companies -- American Information Technologies Corp., 3ell Atlantic Corp., 3ell- South Corp., NYNEX Corp., Pacific Telesis Group., Southwestern Bell Corp., and U.S. West, Inc. The following analysis provides an overview of the pre- and post-divestiture organizational structure and details the evolution of the antitrust action which resulted in this divestiture.
- Physical Description: 55 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Corporate divestiture
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telephone
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telephone rates
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telecommunication industry
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telecommunication
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: 84-58E
- Accession or Local Control No: 84-58E 1984-04-11
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs9238