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Boy, it seems like only yesterday, doesn't it? The day that U.S. regulators busted up AT&T, I mean, and created the seven regional Bell operating companies or RBOCs, also known as the "Baby Bells" -- including Southwestern Bell, Nynex, USWest and BellSouth. And how many big telephone companies are there now? Well, there are four:…

SBC to Internet: We own you

by Mathew on October 31, 2005

Ed Whitacre, CEO of SBC Telecommunications, tells Businessweek magazine that as far as he's concerned, telecoms and cable companies get to control the Internet: "Q. How concerned are you about Internet upstarts like Google, MSN, Vonage, and others? A. How do you think they're going to get to customers? Through a broadband pipe. Cable companies…