TITLE

N.J. Sues Verizon Over FiOS Marketing

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/23/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by a New Jersey Attorney General against Verizon Communications Inc. New Jersey claims that Verizon engaged in deceptive and misleading marketing of its FiOS services, asserting that the telecommunication company failed to provide the advertised promotional gifts when consumers contracted for FiOS service. Verizon New Jersey president Dennis Bone expressed that they believe the issues have been addressed before, but still guarantee their cooperation.
ACCESSION #
37269336

 

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