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FirstLight threatens to scrap contract with VTel over Huawei dispute


FirstLight threatens to scrap contract with VTel over Huawei dispute Stowe Vermont


Vt Digger - - 9:31 am Thu Jul 11th, 2019

Vermont Telephone Co. is asking Vermont's Public Utility Commission to block efforts by FirstLight to cut business ties in response to a VTDigger investigation into FirstLight's use of Huawei equipment, which state contractors are banned from using due to security concerns.

In a filing Tuesday with the PUC, VTel says it received a letter from FirstLight's chief legal officer, Jill Sandford, last week saying "as soon as possible" the company would "be disconnecting all services and infrastructure provided by FirstLight to [VTel].

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : https://vtdigger.org/2019/07/10/firstlight-threate...

Relevant Address(es):
Springfield, VT 05156 (Set as Local)
Bellows Falls, VT 05101 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Stowe, VT 05672 (Set as Local)

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