New York

?The service quality for these customers is just not meeting our service standards for the state,? said PSC Chairwoman Audrey Zibelman. ?We have an obligation to make sure their needs are being met.?
When asked by News 7 what he feared about lacking a landline connection, Martin Towey, who has Parkinson?s disease and lives alone, responded: ?That I?m on the floor and can?t get up, I can?t call a doctor. It?s ridiculous.?

Verizon manipulated its financial accounting to appear unprofitable to regulators, and then used that manipulation to achieve policy goals that benefit the company instead of consumers.

Links allow users to make domestic calls, connect to gigabit wireless Internet service, view city maps, and contact emergency services.
?Without the proper demonstration that the debt associated with the deal will not interfere with the reinvestment of synergy savings in their New York operations,? the NY DPS comments read, ?the proposed transaction must be rejected."
Call comes after Feds serve Verizon with a labor complaint for attempting to silence Brooklyn workers, who are the first retail workers to form a union in Verizon Wireless and are seeking a fair contract
Customers, advocates, and workers testified against the Altice-Cablevision deal at NY PSC hearings in the Hudson Valley and the Bronx, voicing their concerns about how European cable company Altice's move to buy Cablevision would negatively affect jobs and customer service.
Verizon refuses to offer FiOS in Co-Op City and many other New York City neighborhoods.
The NY PSC approves the deal -- as long as Charter agrees to service and investment conditions.