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ATT Threatens FCC With Slowed U-Verse Deployment – Which is odd, given they slowed deployment already…

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

This is indeed very strange … but I bet AT&T gets its way in the end.

According to the Wall Street Journal, AT&T is threatening to slow U-Verse investment if the FCC moves forward with their plans to partially reclassify broadband ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act. Of course threats of slowed investment are the norm for carriers trying to get Uncle Sam to do what they want — so this certainly isn’t particularly surprising. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson stayed fairly vague with the threat, but the message is clear: