Cox Appeals Chancery Ruling That Killed Verizon Deal

By Leslie Pappas (October 22, 2021, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Cox Communications Inc. appealed a Chancery decision that killed an about-to-launch wireless pact with Verizon to the Delaware Supreme Court Friday, calling it "a sweeping restraint on Cox's business" that has cast a "cloud of uncertainty" over Cox's ability to ever enter the wireless market.

The Atlanta, Georgia-based cable provider is challenging Vice Chancellor Morgan T. Zurn's Oct. 8 bench ruling and final order Oct. 18, which found that Cox made a binding agreement with Sprint Corp. in 2017 to use its network if Cox ever decided to offer mobile wireless services.

"That sweeping restraint on Cox's business is based on...

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