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FCC approves Frontier acquisition of Verizon wireline ops

Thursday 3 September 2015 | 09:27 CET | News
Frontier Communications said that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its proposed acquisition of Verizon's wireline, broadband and video operations, including the FiOS network, in California, Florida and Texas. The company is currently also seeking approval from the California Public Utilities Commission and the Public Utilities Commission of Texas, and has received Hart-Scott-Rodino federal antitrust clearance. Pending commission approval in Texas and California, the company expects to close the transaction at the end of the first quarter of next time. Frontier wants to

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Companies: FCC / Frontier Communications / Verizon
Countries: United States
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