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BellSouth Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

ATLANTA, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of BellSouth Corporation (NYSE: BLS), America's second most widely held company, declared today a regular quarterly dividend of $0.36 per common share.

The dividend is payable Feb. 3, 1997 to shareholders of record on Jan. 9, 1997.

This is the 52nd consecutive quarterly dividend declared by BellSouth since its formation in 1984. The company has more than 994 million shares outstanding in 1.1 million shareholder accounts.

BellSouth is a $17.9 billion communications services company. It provides telecommunications, wireless communications, directory advertising and publishing, and information services to more than 25 million customers in 17 countries worldwide.

NOTE: For more information about BellSouth Corporation, visit the BellSouth Web page at

BellSouth Corporation news releases dating back one year are available by fax at no charge by calling 1-800-758-5804, Ext. 095650.

SOURCE BellSouth Corporation
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/CONTACT: Tim Klein, 404-249-4135; or Kevin Doyle, 404-249-2793, both of BellSouth Corporation/


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