> From: "Chuck McCown"
> The FCC regulates pole contacts.
It sure would be nice if they would enforce timely access too.
> How are existing competitors denying anyone access to anything?
By dragging out make ready work for months on end.
Duct owners can also under certain circumstances deny access to duct space.
> Why should the
> power company be forced to replace a pole at their expense if you want to
> attach your cable to it?
I don't recall advocation for that.
That being said, if I paid for the new pole, why am I still paying pole
attachment fees for that pole and why aren't the other users paying *me* the
pole attachment fees?