NY Regulator Grills Verizon On Fire Island Landline Service

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- New York regulators on Friday asked Verizon New York Inc. to provide more detail about its controversial plan to replace conventional phone lines on parts of New York's Fire Island with cheaper, Internet-based service after barrier island business owners ripped the technology at a public hearing.

Among other questions, the New York Public Service Commission asked Verizon what would happen when a caller dials up a Verizon customer using the wireless VoiceLink service while that customer already is on the phone.

That question, one of many...
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