Cox Las Vegas Sues Telco Over Ads

February 2010
Multichannel News;2/8/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p6
The article reports that the Las Vegas department of Cox Communications Inc. has sued CenturyLink Inc. The lawsuit was for false advertising claims made by CenturyLink about the cable operator's broadband service and the pricing of its own Digital Subscriber Lines service. The case was filed on January 29, 2010 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.


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