Bankruptcy Judge Won't Let Capitol Pull Plug On Customers

Law360, Wilmington (May 11, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge cleared Capitol Infrastructure LLC on Thursday to reject hundreds of telecommunications contracts, but vowed to protect consumers from an immediate cutoff of their phone and Internet services.

Capitol — which builds and maintains systems for distributing television, phone and Internet at apartment complexes and other housing developments — caused an uproar among customers when it sought to quickly reject contracts at 240 properties immediately after filing for bankruptcy two weeks ago, threatening to disrupt communications for thousands of people.

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