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[Discuss] Competition of broadband

On 12/04/2011 05:14 PM, Richard Pieri wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2011, at 11:00 AM, Ben Eisenbraun wrote:
>> My understanding of the spat between Curtatone and Verizon is that it stems
>> from his opposition to Verizon's desire to negotiate video franchises on the
>> state and not city level. Verizon keeps pushing legislation on this issue,
>> e.g:
> Verizon keeps pushing this legislation because Comcast continues to abuse the existing legislation to maintain its monopolies in much of the Commonwealth.  Can't have it both ways, guys.
> Regarding the "wholly owned subsidiary" comment, allow me to explain the concept of hyperbole:
Both are large regulated monopolies. Wait until we get Comcast Wireless :-)

Jerry Feldman<gaf at>
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