Judge Nixes Town's Play for System

Haugsted, Linda
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p4
The article reports on the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Michael Urbanski to rule in favor of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable on a lawsuit filed by Martinsville Cable Inc. concerning the purchase of Adelphia Communications Corp. Urbanski noted that Martinsville's only asset was the purchase rights. The town of Martinsville, Virginia has language in its cable franchise that allows it the right of first refusal if the franchisee should opt to sell.


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