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  • noun Plural form of Baby Bell.

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Examples

  • The regional phone companies, known as Baby Bells, are racing the cable companies to lay the fiber-optic network that will make up -- and control -- the "superhighway" infrastructure.

    A Risky Revolution

  • In a watershed 1984 case, the federal government split AT&T into several companies, commonly known as Baby Bells, due to antitrust violations.

    Update2 -- AT&T Beats The Street

  • In a watershed 1984 case, the federal government split AT&T into several companies, commonly known as Baby Bells, due to antitrust violations.

    Update -- AT&T Beats The Street

  • In a watershed 1984 case, the federal government split AT&T into several companies, commonly known as Baby Bells, due to antitrust violations.

    AT&T Beats The Street

  • ALAN DEAN FOSTER Prescott, Arizona OPERATOR ASSISTED CALLS ARE CHARGED AT A HIGHER RATE The telephone company is a living organism, a gigantic single? celled animal that the historic breakup into re-gional companies called Baby Bells hasn't changed.

    The Metrognome and Other Stories

  • ALAN DEAN FOSTER Prescott, Arizona OPERATOR ASSISTED CALLS ARE CHARGED AT A HIGHER RATE The telephone company is a living organism, a gigantic single-celled animal that the historic breakup into regional companies called Baby Bells hasn't changed.

    The Metrognome and other Stories

  • While the Baby Bells lumbered into the cell phone business, literally hundreds of entrepreneurs stormed out of the gate, each building out service in a single city.

    Dr. Philip Neches: AT&T and T-Mobile: Back to the Future

  • While the Baby Bells lumbered into the cell phone business, literally hundreds of entrepreneurs stormed out of the gate, each building out service in a single city.

    Dr. Philip Neches: AT&T and T-Mobile: Back to the Future

  • The companies that once were the local service Baby Bells have all long since been folded into just four companies -- Verizon, Bell South, Qwest and AT&T.

    Pricing the Internet, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The company, one of the three remaining Baby Bells, posted net income of $185 million, or 11 cents a share, down from $366 million, or 20 cents a share, a year earlier.

    Qwest Reports 50% Drop in Net

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