AT&T Prevails In Network Dispute With Rivals

Law360, New York (March 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has agreed with a 2006 decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio that AT&T is not required to provide unbundled network elements to two competing telephone carriers in the state.

Judge Gregory Frost of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granted PUCO and AT&T summary judgment on March 18, rejecting the complaints of XO Communications Services Inc. and NuVox Communications of Ohio Inc.

AT&T provides local telephone services in Ohio and acts as an incumbent local exchange carrier...
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