Cable One Tries Again To Escape Tying Suit

Law360, New York (January 11, 2011, 6:59 PM EST) -- Cable One Inc. has once again sought summary judgment in a proposed class action accusing the company of violating antitrust laws by forcing customers to rent a cable box as a condition of receiving premium service.

The cable company, which serves 720,000 customers in 19 states, renewed its motion for summary judgment Sunday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, arguing that the allegations were "demonstrably untrue."

A judge cast aside Cable One's first motion for summary judgment in July 2009, ruling...
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