Monthly Archives: July 2013

Opponents of Central Hudson Takeover File Petitions for Rehearing, Rate Investigation, and Temporary Rates

On July 26, 2013 Citizens for Local Power, Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill, and PULP filed petitions with the Public Service Commission for rehearing of the June 26, 2013 PSC Order that approved a non unanimous settlement agreement for the acquisition of Central Hudson Gas and Electric Company by a Canadian holding company, Fortis, Inc.  Central Read more…

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Utility Law Project Asks Time Warner For Information Regarding Petition to Relax PSC Regulations on Snips and Allocation Priority of Part Payments

Time Warner Cable Information Services (“TSWCIS”) has petitioned the PSC for relaxation of regulations governing its telephone service provided to residential customers through its Voice Over Internet Protocol (“VOIP”) technology, which uses cable lines to deliver phone service, broad band service, and TV service. See Time Warner Asks PSC to Greenlight Friday Afternoon and Saturday Phone Read more…

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Utility Project Asks Time Warner For Information Regarding Petition to Relax PSC Regulations on Snips and Allocation Priority of Part Payments (New York’s Utility Project)

Time Warner Cable Information Services (“TSWCIS”) has petitioned the PSC for relaxation of regulations governing its telephone service provided to residential customers through its Voice Over Internet Protocol (“VOIP”) technology, which uses cable lines to deliver phone service, broad band service, and TV service. See Time Warner Asks PSC to Greenlight Friday Afternoon and Saturday Phone Read more…

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AG Moves to Stop VZ Substitution of Wireless VoiceLink for Landline Service in Catskills – AARP Files Comments – PSC Extends Public Comment Time

In an Emergency Petition filed with the PSC June 26, 2013, the Attorney General seeks to halt Verizon’s broader substitution of its wireless VoiceLink service for traditional copper landline phone service, which can support DSL and fax applications that the wireless service does not support.  Earlier, the PSC rejected an effort of Verizon to adopt Read more…

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