AT&T Loses Calif. Challenge

Haugsted, Linda
April 2006
Multichannel News;4/24/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p55
Reports on the decision of Judge Maxine Chesney of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California not to issue a ruling on a case concerning the compliance of video delivered via Internet protocol by AT&T Inc. with the federal definition of a cable service in the U.S. on April 13, 2006. Dismissal of the claims that cities violate state and federal law by attempting to franchise the video product of AT&T; Argument of AT&T on its authority to use rights of way in Walnut Creek, California and other cities; Reaction of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors to the suit.


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