Bell Communications Research, formed at divestiture to provide centralized services to the seven regional Bell holding companies and their operating company subsidiaries. Also coordinates national security, emergency preparedness, and other communications matters of concern to the U.S. federal government. Bellcore was acquired by SAIC in 1997 and renamed Telcordia Technologies in 1999.
A Company now called Telcordia Technologies, that developed standards for the RBOC's. The company was created during the divestiture of the Bell System in 1984 to serve the Bell operating companies by providing a center for technological expertise and innovation.
A jointly owned, financed and centrally staffed organization of the regional holding companies formed after the AT&T divestiture in 1984, charged with establishing network standards and interfaces. Bellcore changed its name to Telcordia Technologies in 1999.