U-verse boxes draw more criticism

Park Ridge, Ill., may be one of the next stops for AT&T's U-verse IPTV service, but at least one Park Ridge alderman has already referred to the video-ready access devices to be installed in customers' yards as "unsightly." As it has in the past, AT&T is offering Park Ridge some money per household (in this case $1,500) for landscaping around the boxes.

Park Ridge is still considering AT&T's bid to move into the area northwest of Chicago, where several other surrounding towns already have U-verse.

For more:
- The Journal & Topics Newspaper (former long-ago employer of yours truly) has this story

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