AT&T: Conn. AG Is 'Anti-Consumer'

Haugsted, Linda
August 2007
Multichannel News;8/13/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 32, p13
The article reports that AT&T has complained against Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's move to stop the deployment of its U-verse television video in Connecticut in 2007. The company argued that it was anti-competitive for Blumenthal to file a petition asking utility regulators to require it to apply for a cable franchise for the U-verse video service.


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