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Cable Blames Power Companies for Fiber Cuts During Disasters
It’s a mad dash to restore services to customers in the aftermath of storms like Hurricanes Fiona and Ian, but sometimes that haste comes with unforeseen consequences. Cable providers often follow power companies as they work to repair headends or fiber cuts, and sometimes that damage is caused by the power crews preceding them.
Cable Not Convinced on Pole Attachment Petition
Cable players are fighting back against an electric company association’s petition asking the FCC to further clarify rules tied to refunds in pole attachment complaint proceedings.
NCTA got plenty of back-up from cable operators on its petition asking the FCC to clarify that in areas with no access to broadband, utility pole owners are required to share in the cost of pole replacements.