For Immediate Release - February 10, 2011

Statement of Attorney General Martha Coakley on Agreement Approved Today by Patrick-Murray Administration Cable to Improve Landline Telephone Service in Western Massachusetts

"We are thankful for the Administration's consideration and approval of the deal between our office, Verizon, and the other parties. This agreement is a significant step toward ensuring reliable landline service for homeowners and businesses in Western Massachusetts. I want to thank Governor Patrick, Lieutenant Governor Murray, and their administration for approving this agreement."

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