AT&T Wants $5M Over Level 3's Canceled Fiber Optic Deal

Law360, Washington (April 18, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- AT&T Corp. accused Level 3 Communications LLC of breaching a licensing agreement by refusing to pay for the use of a cable system, asking a Texas federal court Friday to force Level 3 to pay $5.5 million to cover unpaid fees.

Level 3, an internet service provider, failed to pay licensing fees AT&T says it owes for cancelling a 2007 licensing and usage agreement that gave Level 3 access to a fiber optic cable system between Boston and New York, AT&T said in the breach-of-contract complaint. Under the agreement — which primarily covered the sale to AT&T of a separate cable...

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