Sprint Pays $5M To End 2 More Fiber-Optic Installation Rows

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT) -- Sprint Communications Co. LP on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $5 million to settle class claims in Kansas and New Jersey that it installed fiber-optic telecommunications systems on private property without permission, marking the latest activity in nationwide litigation over its installation practices.

Sprint and co-defendants Quest Communications Co. LLC and Level 3 Communications LLC joined the Kansas plaintiffs in filing a joint motion asking a Kansas federal judge to grant final approval for a $3.79 million settlement and similarly asked a New Jersey federal judge...
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