landline sale


Verizon, Frontier Landline Sale Clears Big Hurdle

The controversial Verizon-Frontier landline deal has cleared a major hurdle as the companies seek to close their $8.6 billion transaction. Regulators in West Virginia on Thursday blessed the sale, closing the book on any chance that the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union might can Verizon and Frontier’s plans. Union members fear the spinoff will […]

Illinois Backs Frontier-Verizon Landline Sale

Despite a judge’s recommendation in March that state regulators deny Verizon’s sale of landlines to Frontier Communications, the Illinois Commerce Commission gave the deal the go-ahead today. The vote was unanimous. “Frontier strongly agrees with Governor Pat Quinn’s April 16th statement to the ICC that the state should promote and facilitate investments in technology and […]

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