Cablers Seek AT&T-BellSouth Conditions

Hearn, Ted
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p38
The article reports on the move of major cable companies in the U.S. to ask for conditions on the merger between AT&T Corp. and Bell-South Corp. to ensure that they cannot discriminate against competing digital phone service. Those who seek conditions include Advance/Newhouse Communications Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., and Insight Communications Co. Cable operators cite that AT&T has the ability to discriminate against cable's voice service to retain its own voice customers.


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