AT&T http://wkms.org en Senate Passes AT&T-Backed Deregulation Bill http://wkms.org/post/senate-passes-att-backed-deregulation-bill <p></p><p>A bill backed by AT&amp;T that would deregulate telecommunications in Kentucky has passed the state Senate.</p><p>Senators voted 34-4 in favor of the bill. It would end requirements for telephone service providers to offer landlines to urban areas.</p><p>It would also prohibit the Public Service Commission from arbitrating consumer complaints over broadband services. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:12:28 +0000 Jonathan Meador 38405 at http://wkms.org Senate Passes AT&T-Backed Deregulation Bill Phone Company Restriction Overhaul Stalled in House Committee http://wkms.org/post/phone-company-restriction-overhaul-stalled-house-committee <p></p><p>Work in Frankfort to overhaul state restrictions on phone companies appears stalled.&nbsp; The so-called “AT&amp;T Bill” was the subject of a two hour hearing in a House committee Thursday.&nbsp; Franklin County resident Van Arsdall is a mother of two children and says quick internet access is both costly and essential.</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:52:44 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 29075 at http://wkms.org Phone Company Restriction Overhaul Stalled in House Committee AT&T Outage Affects MSU, Area Schools http://wkms.org/post/att-outage-affects-msu-area-schools <p>A severed AT&amp;T fiber optic line in Bowling Green caused an internet outage at Murray State University and some area schools. MSU Network Services Manager Tommy Phillips says the outage affected internet as well as 3G and Edge network services. The outage last around two hours, from just before noon to just before 2 p.m. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:59:28 +0000 Angela Hatton 21152 at http://wkms.org AT&T Outage Affects MSU, Area Schools