Verizon, cable face off on customer switching

May 2008
CED;May2008, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that Verizon Communication Inc. has requested the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) to cancel cable operators in the U.S. The move would allow consumers to switch video providers. According to Brian Dietz, vice president of National Cable & Telecommunication Association, Verizon's complain is a lame attempt to defect criticism from its years-long illegal practice of misusing proprietory information to prevent consumers from switching to a new phone provider.


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