Remarks From the United Seniors Health Cooperative on The Verizon-Massachusetts Decision

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from United Seniors Health Cooperative

    WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from
 Anne Werner, President and CEO of the United Seniors Health Council:
 
     "Seniors, many of whom are on fixed incomes and tight budgets, will
 greatly benefit from Verizon's entry into the Massachusetts market. Older
 consumers deserve to have multiple choices and we believe that Verizon's entry
 into the long distance market will open the marketplace to true local, long
 distance and data services competition."
 
 

SOURCE United Seniors Health Cooperative
    WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from
 Anne Werner, President and CEO of the United Seniors Health Council:
 
     "Seniors, many of whom are on fixed incomes and tight budgets, will
 greatly benefit from Verizon's entry into the Massachusetts market. Older
 consumers deserve to have multiple choices and we believe that Verizon's entry
 into the long distance market will open the marketplace to true local, long
 distance and data services competition."
 
 SOURCE  United Seniors Health Cooperative