TITLE

Dark Side of Housing Boom: Theft

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/18/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the concerns of telecommunications companies on the theft of equipment deployed in Phoenix, Arizona brought by the housing development boom. A loss of about $160,000 in electronics and wiring has been suffered by Cox Communications Inc. Local utility and communications providers and Cox have formed a task force to prevent future thefts and catch the perpetrators. Officials at Cox believed that some of the cable stolen is transported into Mexico for telecommunications projects there.
ACCESSION #
22413632

 

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