• • • • • • • • • • • (50%) • • • Website AT&T Inc. Is an American headquartered at in,.
AT&T is the world's largest telecommunications company. AT&T is also the second largest provider of services and the largest provider of services in the United States.
Began its history as, which was a subsidiary of the founded by in 1880. Bell Telephone Company evolved into in 1885 which had since rebranded to.
Following the 1982 lawsuit, this resulted in the of AT&T Corp.' S ('Ma Bell') subsidiaries or ('Baby Bells'), resulting in several independent companies including Southwestern Bell Corporation. Southwestern Bell changed its name to SBC Communications Inc. In 2005, SBC purchased former parent AT&T Corporation and took on its branding, with the merged entity naming itself AT&T Inc. And using the iconic AT&T logo and stock-trading symbol. In 2006, AT&T Inc. Acquired, the last independent Baby Bell, making their formerly joint venture (which had acquired in 2004) wholly owned and rebranding it to.
The current AT&T Inc. And includes ten of the original 22, along with the original.
See also:, and AT&T can trace its origin back to the original founded by after his invention of the telephone. One of that company's subsidiaries was (AT&T), established in 1885, which acquired the Bell Company on December 31, 1899, for legal reasons, leaving AT&T as the main company. AT&T established a network of subsidiaries in the United States and Canada that held a government-authorized phone service, formalized with the, throughout most of the twentieth century. This monopoly was known as the, and during this period, AT&T was also known by the nickname Ma Bell. For periods of time, the former AT&T was the world's largest phone company. Breakup and reformation (1982–2004) [ ]. See also: and In 1982, U.S.