Verizon Northwest was founded in 1928 as the New West Coast Telephone Company. It later changed its name to West Coast Telephone Company, General Telephone Company of the Northwest, Inc., and GTE Northwest, Inc.
GTE, unlike the Bell Operating Companies, transferred states from operating company to operating company. GTE Northwest changes are as follows:
Verizon Northwest, Inc. continues to provide local telephone service to former GTE regions and some ConTel regions in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and West Coast California, the latter of which the company does business as "Verizon West Coast, Inc.".
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ISSUES DECISION ON APPLICATIONS OF VERIZON NORTHWEST, FRANCE TELECON AND COVISTA FOR APPROVAL OF INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT
Feb 09, 2006; The Idaho Public Utilities Commission issued the following decision: In these cases, the Commission is asked to approve...