Excerpts from this story referencing "GTE":
"… of Powell's major clients at his old law firm of O'Melveny & Myers was GTE Corp., an "incumbent local exchange carrier" that held a monopoly on local …"
"… monopoly on local phone service in various communities across the country. GTE merged with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon Communications, now the nation's …"
"… an FCC commissioner, Powell never recused himself from matters relating to GTE or Verizon, including the merger that was completed in 2000.The Code of Fe …"
"… l became FCC commissioner 11 months after having worked as an attorney for GTE, according to information provided by Verizon spokesman Bob Bishop.Under c …"