TITLE

Verizon, Cablers Voice Grievances

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd; Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/18/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs relevant to the telecommunication, cable television and broadcasting industry in the U.S. as of February 2008. Verizon Communications filed a lawsuit against Charter Communications for patent infringement. Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks filed a complaint against Verizon for improperly retaining customers to try its digital voice services. Retention marketing allegations against Verizon are cited.
ACCESSION #
30011367

 

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