Verizon sues my county!

Krauss, Jeffrey
September 2006
CED;Sep2006, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p54
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the lawsuit filed by Verizon Communications Inc. against the Montgomery County in Maryland. The case claims that the county's cable franchising law has violated both the federal antitrust laws and the First Amendment free speech protections. The negotiation noted that Verizon will pay the same amount as Comcast Cable Communications and to establish a network of 100 WiFi hot spots all over the county. However, Verizon fails to compromise with the demands of the county.


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