Telcos Get Calif. Dream

Haugsted, Linda
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p2
The article reports on the franchising and pricing bill that were approved by legislators for telephone companies in California. The franchising law requires large companies deploying fiber infrastructure to reach 25% of their telephone customers in two years. The pricing regulation approved by the Public Utility Commission will benefit Verizon, AT&T, and SureWest Communications Inc.


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