Verizon Hopes Rising in Texas

Haugsted, Linda
July 2005
Multichannel News;7/18/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p4
Reports on the proclamation signed by Texas Governor Rick Perry that called the 79th session of the Legislature back into session to consider a bill to provide broadband over power lines and a proposal for the state authority over cable and video services. Approval of a bill giving the state Public Utilities Commission authority to issue statewide franchises by the state Senate's Business and Commerce Committee; Campaign launched by the Texas Cable & Telecommunications Association against Verizon's telecommunications reform bill; Details of the state Senate's telecommunications reform bill.


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