Welcome to the Fiber-Optic Cable Rights of Way Settlements Website

This website has been established to provide information regarding class action Settlements involving land next to or under railroad rights of way in 46 states and the District of Columbia where Sprint, Qwest, Level 3 and WilTel Communications have installed Telecommunications Facilities, such as fiber-optic cables.

  • Settlements in Alabama, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, and North Dakota have been finalized previously. Please visit the applicable website for additional information.

  • Settlements in Arizona, the District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Texas have not been finalized. Please check back later for more information.

  • The Settling Defendants have no Telecommunications Facilities in railroad rights of way in Alaska or Hawaii.

  • In Louisiana, there was a separate Settlement involving Sprint that was finally approved in 2007. It has been fully implemented and no further information is available on this website.

  • In Tennessee, there was a separate Settlement involving Qwest. No further information is available on this website.

More information is available by calling 1-800-378-1670.

On the map below, please click the state in which your property is located.