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FCC Rejects Controversial Verizon Forbearance Petition

The FCC late Tuesday afternoon voted 5-0 to reject Verizon Communications Inc.s forbearance petition for deregulation in six of its northeast markets. If the request had been granted, Verizon would have been able to charge competitors higher prices to access its networks. Congressman Ed Markey, D-Mass., announced the rejection. Markey heads the House telecommunications subcommittee […]

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