TITLE

Verizon Gets Big Fla. Video Franchise

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/5/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the cable franchise approval received by Verizon Communications Inc. from the Manatee County Commission in Florida on August 27, 2005. Competitors of Verizon in the county; Terms and conditions of the agreement; Tax implications of the franchise for cable companies in the county.
ACCESSION #
18214331

 

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