AT&T's "Triple Play" A Foul Pitch: Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A subsidiary of AT&T has been slapped with a proposed class action lawsuit by Texas apartment dwellers who allege the telecom giant violated antitrust laws by striking deals to serve as the exclusive phone and Internet provider to apartment buildings.

The proposed class action lawsuit, filed Dec. 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, claims that AT&T Inc. subsidiary Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. conspired with apartment managers to exclude the company's competitors from providing video, voice and broadband Internet services to...
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