Pole Attachment Disputes Law and Legal Definition

Pole attachment disputes refer to disputes on rates, terms, and conditions of pole attachments. The term pole attachment means any attachment by a cable television system or provider of telecommunications service to a pole, duct, conduit, or right-of-way owned or controlled by a utility. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulate the rates, terms, and conditions for pole attachments to provide that such rates, terms, and conditions are just and reasonable. The FCC adopts procedures necessary and appropriate to hear and resolve complaints concerning such rates, terms and conditions.