JUST IN: All Aboard Florida sued by Sprint for unpaid bill
Posted on July 19, 2017
By: Jennifer Sorentrue, Palm Beach Post
Telecommunications giant Sprint has filed suit against All Aboard Florida and another entity for failing to pay $646,266 it says it is owed for relocating fiber optic cable lines near the Florida East Coast Railway tracks, where All Aboard plans to launch its Brightline passenger trains service later this year.
The suit, filed on Friday in federal court in Miami, alleges that All Aboard asked Sprint to relocate the lines in preparation of its launch of Brightline — a passenger rail service that will shuttle people between Miami and West Palm Beach on the FEC tracks — but failed to reimburse the telecommunications company for much of the work…