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The Telecom Digest for September 15, 2011
Volume 30 : Issue 231 : "text" Format
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Re: AT&T advert from 1970s re: World Trace Center(Garrett Wollman)
Re: AT&T advert from 1970s re: World Trace Center(John Levine)

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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 01:20:30 +0000 (UTC) From: wollman@bimajority.org (Garrett Wollman) To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: AT&T advert from 1970s re: World Trace Center Message-ID: <j4ovgu$1tpu$1@grapevine.csail.mit.edu> In article <j4m9mr$fn3$1@leila.iecc.com>, John Levine <johnl@iecc.com> wrote: >The major Internet hub was (and is) 60 Hudson St, the old WU >building, which was far enough away to be undamaged, so Internet >service was OK to the extent it didn't depend on circuits going >through 140 West St. There is more than one "major Internet hub" in downtown NYC, which should come as no surprise. There's a fairly important facility on the upper floors of the 1933 AT&T headquarters building at 32 6th Ave. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | What intellectual phenomenon can be older, or more oft wollman@bimajority.org| repeated, than the story of a large research program Opinions not shared by| that impaled itself upon a false central assumption my employers. | accepted by all practitioners? - S.J. Gould, 1993
Date: 14 Sep 2011 00:09:05 -0000 From: "John Levine" <johnl@iecc.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: AT&T advert from 1970s re: World Trace Center Message-ID: <20110914000905.11874.qmail@joyce.lan> >The former long time AT&T HQ was at 195 Broadway, not far away. The >original AT&T is gone, too, having been bought out by one of the Baby >Bells. Do they still have a presence in Bernardsville, NJ, where >their network communications center used to be? Is the statue of >Golden Boy still out there? In 1984 AT&T moved Golden Boy to their new HQ in Bernardsville. After SBC bought the husk of AT&T, in 2009 they moved him to their HQ in Dallas, the Whitacre Tower. (Yes, really.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Boy_(AT%26T) R's, John
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