TITLE

City May Sue AT&T In PEG-Fee Dispute

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;03/20/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discloses the move of the city of Petaluna, California, to retain a special counsel to pursue litigation against AT&T Broadband for refusing to bow to a city-mandated increase in public, educational and government-access support fees. City officials' rejection of a compromise offer from AT&T; Threat of discontinuing cable television service to subscribers.
ACCESSION #
2963808

 

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