The future of local telephone companies in the U.S.

by Thomas Rush

Publisher: Business Communications Co. in Norwalk, CT (25 Van Zant St., Norwalk, Ct 06855)

Written in English
Published: Pages: 161 Downloads: 327
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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Regional Bell Operating Companies.,
  • Telephone companies -- United States.,
  • Information services industry -- United States.,
  • Market surveys -- United States.

Edition Notes

StatementThomas Rush, project analyst.
SeriesBusiness opportunity report ;, G-146
ContributionsBusiness Communications Co.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE8817 .R868 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 161 leaves :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL556358M
ISBN 101569650578
LC Control Number96138943
OCLC/WorldCa34776259

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