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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Qwest Corporation
Current Parent CompanyLumen Technologies
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Penalty: $7,800,000
Year: 2006
Date: January 12, 2006
Offense Group: miscellaneous offenses
Primary Offense: utility administrative violation
Violation Description: The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission assessed a $7.8 million penalty against Qwest Corporation on Feb. 28, 2005, for failing to file interconnection contracts with rival carriers who use Qwest's phone network. The UTC said that the company violated federal and state laws by withholding the contracts from public review.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Washington
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Louisiana
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Source of Data: QWEST PENALIZED $7.8 MILLION FOR FAILING TO FILE CONTRACTS WITH COMPETITORS, US States News, January 12, 2006 (via Nexis).
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