Statements From the World Institute on Disability On The Verizon-Massachusetts Decision

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from World Institute on Disability

    WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from
 Deborah Kaplan, Executive Director of the World Institute on Disability:
 
     "Too often, companies overlook the needs of consumers who cannot see,
 hear, move or process information in the same way as the majority of the
 consumer market. Verizon is a leader in the telecommunications industry in
 terms of accessibility and the World Institute on Disability welcomes the
 participation of an additional competitor in the long distance market."
 
 

SOURCE World Institute on Disability
    WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from
 Deborah Kaplan, Executive Director of the World Institute on Disability:
 
     "Too often, companies overlook the needs of consumers who cannot see,
 hear, move or process information in the same way as the majority of the
 consumer market. Verizon is a leader in the telecommunications industry in
 terms of accessibility and the World Institute on Disability welcomes the
 participation of an additional competitor in the long distance market."
 
 SOURCE  World Institute on Disability