Cingular and Deregulation – Ma Bell Lives!

AT&T back in 1984 was divided into 8 companies due to anti-trust and monopoly fears by the government.

Since then AT&T has been buying, merging, getting bought, etc and like C3PO in Star Wars has repaired itself back and with Bell South’s acquisition it will be the largest technology company in the world worth $90 billion. Even Microsoft at $45 billion is small.

Here’s a video that humorously explains the split and the reunion again:


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