Monthly Archives: September 2013

Verizon starves land line phone system of money and resources, critics charge

  That electronic gizmo hooked to your belt or stashed in your purse doesn’t just access the Internet and let you play Candy Crush Saga. It’s also a telephone – and as long as you can use it to call … Continue reading

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Verizon caves in Fire Island dispute, but state will keep watch

  Verizon has folded its hand in its feud with customers on Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Fire Island who were upset over its plans to replace copper wire service with Voice Link — but New York regulators will keep an eye on … Continue reading

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New PSC chair believes in consumer electric choice

  New York’s new Public Service Commission chair will continue the state policy of relying on the free market to keep residential electricity prices affordable. Improving the retail energy market will be a top priority, PSC chair Audrey Zibelman told … Continue reading

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