SNET America

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SNET America, Inc.
Trading name AT&T Long Distance East
Type Holding of AT&T
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1998
Headquarters USA
Parent SNET (1998)
SBC/AT&T (1998-present)

SNET America, Inc. is an AT&T long distance telephone company that serves Connecticut. It competes to provide long distance service for SNET customers. SNET America was formed by Southern New England Telecommunications Corp. to compete with other long distance carriers within Connecticut. SNET America does business as AT&T Long Distance East. It is not affiliated with AT&T Long Distance nor AT&T Communications, the other core long distance units of AT&T.


On December 17, 2013, AT&T announced plans to sell SNET America and its companion incumbent local exchange carrier Southern New England Telephone to Frontier Communications for $2 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2014.[1]


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