Help In an 'Ugly Box'

Haugsted, Linda
March 2007
Multichannel News;3/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p10
The article reports on the objection towards the franchising bill of AT&T in the U.S. The competition between cable and telephone companies for customers has been marked by guerilla stunts. The two Illinois municipalities have gotten into the guerrilla game to protest a bill which they believe will strip them of the needed local authority over video providers. The protest resulted in a satisfactory compromise that made the incumbent operators pay fees on the latter.


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