Ma Bell divestiture Silver Anniversary; Optical market ready to dip

> AT&T was broken up 25 years ago, but was it necessary and does it really matter anymore?

> Ovum changes its optical market outlook for 2009 from a 11 percent growth forecast to a 5 percent decline.

> An Embarq shareholder is suing the company over the pending acquisition by CenturyTel.

> Telenor still wants to invest $1 billion in India's Unitech Wireless, with a deal closing expected next month.

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