Telcos: Ban Cable Exclusives

Hearn, Ted
July 2007
Multichannel News;7/16/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 28, p28
The article focuses on the proposal of AT&T and Verizon Communications to promote competition by banning cable operators from maintaining exclusive service contracts in the United States. Cable and phone companies are competing in getting customers to sign up for their voice, video and high-speed data bundles. Apartment buildings are lucrative for cable operators and their telco providers because they gain traction in the market at low expense.


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