Public Service Law Section 103
Commercial landlord-tenant relationship
1.No landlord of a commercial property shall (a) interfere with the installation of telephone corporation facilities upon such property or premises, except that a landlord of a commercial property may require:
(1)that the installation of telephone corporation facilities conform to such reasonable conditions as are necessary to protect the safety, functioning and appearance of the premises, and the convenience and well-being of other tenants;
(2)that the telephone corporation bear the entire cost of the installation, operation or removal of such facilities; and
(3)that the telephone corporation agree to indemnify the landlord of the commercial property for any damage caused by the installation, operation or removal of such facilities;
(b)demand or accept payment from any commercial tenant, in any form, in exchange for permitting telephone corporation services on or within such commercial property or premises, or from any telephone corporation in exchange therefor in excess of any amount which the commission shall, by regulation, determine to be reasonable; or
(c)discriminate in rental charges or otherwise, between commercial tenants who receive telephone corporation services and those who do not.
2.No telephone corporation may enter into any agreement with the owners, lessees or persons controlling or managing commercial buildings served by a telephone corporation, or do or permit any act, that would have the effect, directly or indirectly of diminishing or interfering with existing rights of any tenant or other occupant of such building to use or avail himself or herself of telecommunications services.
Section 103 — Commercial landlord-tenant relationship,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PBS/103 (updated Aug. 31, 2018; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).