Verizon Cable Plan Decried (via Free Press)
From Cape Cod Times, August 17, 2006
By David Kibbe
“Municipal officials from across the state packed a hearing room yesterday to fight Verizon’s proposal to speed up cable TV licensing, saying it would harm consumers.
Verizon, which is seeking to break into the Massachusetts cable market, wants the state to require cities and towns to hold a hearing on a cable license within 60 days of receiving an application, and to make a decision within 30 days after the hearing. Denials could be appealed to the Department of Telecommunications and Energy.”
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