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Re: Verizon GTE Merger -- How Did it Go?

Steve Sobol (
Thu, 01 Dec 2005 18:00:07 -0800 wrote:

> An effect of this in rapidly growing areas was the the independents,
> frequently bought up by GTE, owned the areas of high-growth,
> high-income in the suburbs. Some of this places where this was
> particular noticeable was in the Southern California area (General of
> California was larger than at least a couple of the Bell operating
> companies and attracted some senior Bell executives to fill high-level
> vacancies)

SoCal is still pretty well divided between Verizon and SBC.

San Diego and its suburbs and Los Angeles and *its* suburbs differ by
neighborhood (or so it seems).

Up here, the Victor Valley is Verizon, while 90 minutes west of my house,
the Antelope Valley is SBC.

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