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Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | Back issues
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Cable bills

PHILADELPHIA — The Third Circuit ruled cable company Altice USA’s suit challenging a proration order applying to “bills for the month in which a cable customer cancels his service, as required by New Jersey Law,” should be dismissed, because the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities' civil enforcement proceeding was “quasi-criminal in nature.” Altice has “an adequate opportunity to raise its federal claims in the state proceeding,” the court determined.

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