November 3, 2000 |
Cingular Wireless, the new company that includes Pacific Bell Wireless, said it will give up-and-coming rival VoiceStream one-third of its mobile phone capacity in California and Nevada in return for additional wireless capacity covering Detroit, St. Louis and the New York City region. The moves will not affect customers of either wireless provider.
October 28, 2002 |
Ed Whitacre is not a happy guy these days. The chairman of SBC Communications Inc., the parent of SBC Pacific Bell, is exasperated about the rates that regulators in California and elsewhere say it can charge rivals such as AT&T Corp. in return for use of the lines and equipment needed to compete for local telephone customers. Whitacre says the rates have been set so low, SBC can't recover its costs.