Ky. Can't Force AT&T To Supply Competitors: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 3:32 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a lower court’s ruling that a Kentucky utilities overseer cannot order an AT&T Inc. unit to assist local telephone companies with their infrastructure as initially set out by a federal regulation designed to spur competition.

The appeals court ruled that the Kentucky Public Service Commission does not have the authority to require BellSouth Telecommunications Inc., doing business as AT&T Kentucky, to provide local carriers with various network facilities and services as set out by a Federal Communications Commission regulation that...
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