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New 934 Area Code Coming To Suffolk County

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A new area code will soon be coming to telephone customers in Suffolk County.

In order to ensure that the supply of telephone numbers does not run out, the new 934 area code will be added to the existing 631 area code for the Long Island county. 136 more words

News

Let's Update New York's Lagging Telecom

Here in upstate New York, bad telecommunications service is taken for granted. Many areas lack wireless service. Most areas lack adequate broadband. And—something I hadn’t known—it turns out that New York State ranks third in the number of people with no telephone service whatsoever. 274 more words

Politics

Entergy scrambling to split off old nuke plants

Entergy has attempted another “special-of-the-day” offer to woo lawmakers into allowing one of their questionable business objectives to gain approval. On the eve of a discussion by New York’s Public Service Commission regarding Entergy’s devious plan to spin off its oldest, leaking nuclear power plants into a new and heavily debt-laden company (Enexus), Entergy offered  to reduce the amount of the new company’s initial debt load from $3.5 billion to a mere $3 billion. 252 more words

Nuclear Power

NYSPSC announces interim funding

On Tuesday, January 19, the New York State Public Service Commission (NYSPSC) approved approximately $20.9 million in interim funding for the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program for the period January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010. 34 more words