Bells Play Hardball With Numbers

Hearn, Ted
October 2004
Multichannel News;10/18/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p12
Reports on the accusation of Time Warner Inc. that incumbent local-exchange carriers are frustrating phone competition by refusing to transfer existing phone numbers when customers want to switch local phone carriers but retain high-speed data service. Details the complaints of company as stated in its Federal Communications Commission filing; Significance of forcing a customer to refuse a digital subscriber service.


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