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General Telephone and Electric (GTE)

Company Pedigree


 Ascendant Companies Descendent Companies
Company Comments Company Comments
Sylvania In 1959, General Telephone acquired Sylvania Electric
General Telephone The merged companies became GTE, General Telephone and Electric.

Company Overview

Under the GTE brand, GTE produced analog and mixed signal IC’s and microprocessor clones. After the 1959 merger GTE continued to use the Sylvania brand for transistors and IC’s.

Chip Identification


GTE Chips

Second sourced MOS 6502 microprocessors