Bell of Pennsylvania


Bell of Pennsylvania

Infobox Company
company_name = Verizon Pennsylvania, Inc.
company_
vector_
company_type = Holding of Verizon Communications
genre =
foundation =
founder =
location_city = Philadelphia, PA
location_country = USA
location =
origins =
key_people = President: William B. Petersen
area_served = Pennsylvania
industry = Telecommunications
products = POTS, DSL, FiOS (FTTP)
revenue =
operating_income =
net_income =
num_employees =
parent = AT&T (Foundation-1983)
Bell Atlantic/Verizon (1984-present)
subsid =
owner =
company_slogan =
fka = The Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania (until 1994)
Bell Atlantic - Pennsylvania, Inc. (1994-2000)
homepage = [http://www.verizon.com www.verizon.com]
footnotes =

Verizon Pennsylvania, Inc., formerly The Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania or Pennsylvania Bell, who traded as Bell of Pennsylvania, is the Bell Operating Company serving most of Pennsylvania. In 1984, the Bell System Divestiture split Bell of Pennsylvania off into a Regional Holding Company, along with the 21 other BOCs AT&T had a majority stake in. On January 1, 1984, Bell of Pennsylvania became part of Bell Atlantic.

Throughout the 80s to the first half of the 90s, Bell of Pennsylvania, also called Pennsylvania Bell, kept its traditional identity. In 1994, Bell Atlantic started rebranding all its companies to Bell Atlantic-(state), so Bell of Pennsylvania became Bell Atlantic - Pennsylvania, Inc. In 2000, after the Bell Atlantic-GTE merger, the corporation changed its name to Verizon, and so Bell of Pennsylvania once again changed its name, this time to Verizon Pennsylvania, Inc.

ee also

*Verizon
*Bell System
*Bell System Divestiture
*AT&T


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bell Township, Pennsylvania — Bell Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania: *Bell Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania *Bell Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania *Bell Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Acres, Pennsylvania — Geobox|Settlement name = Bell Acres native name = other name = other name1 = category = Borough etymology type = etymology = official name = Borough of Bell Acres motto = nickname = image size = image caption = flag size = symbol = symbol type =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell — may refer to: Devices that produce sound * Altar bell, a bell rung during the Catholic Mass. * Bell character, a character that produces an audible signal at a terminal. * Bell effect, a musical technique similar to an arpeggio. * Bell… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Island — ist der Name mehrerer Inseln in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bell Island (Alabama) Bell Island (Arkansas) Bell Island (Connecticut) Bell Island (Illinois) Bell Island (Kentucky) Bell Island (Missouri) Bell Island (North Carolina) Bell Island… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bell Telephone Building — or variations including Southwestern Bell Telephone Building or Old Bell Telephone Building, may refer to: in the United States (by state, then city) Old Bell Telephone Building (Osceola, Arkansas), listed on the NRHP in Mississippi County,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Labs — Bell Laboratories (also known as Bell Labs and formerly known as AT T Bell Laboratories and Bell Telephone Laboratories) is the research organization of Alcatel Lucent and previously the American Telephone Telegraph Company (AT T). Bell… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Township — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bell Township (Kansas) Bell Township (North Dakota) Bell Township (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania) Bell Township (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania) Bell Township (Westmoreland County,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvania State Police — Abbreviation PSP Patch of the Pennsylvania State Police …   Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources — Logo of the DCNR Agency overview …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Hooks — Nom de naissance Gloria Jean Watkins Surnom(s) bell hooks Naissance 25 septembre 1952 États Unis Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.