Cable Choice and Competition Act

Larry Weil
Sun Jun 10 19:40:17 EDT 2007

At 05:36 PM 6/10/2007, Peter Murray wrote:

>One other thing to remember with FIOS is that as part of having fiber run
>directly to your house by Verizon is that you *will* lose access to the
>copper pairs that were already there. The last step in the successful
>fiber installation is the destruction of the original copper
>No more DSL option. Your choices (if you decided you didn't like FIOS, for
>whatever reason), would now just be your cable provider (if you have one),
>or a wireless or satellite-based ISP. No more "telecom"-based services.

Wouldn't the law require them to give you phone service, either by 
fiber or by copper, if you quit FIOS (provided you were current on the bill)?

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH 

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