Verizon breaks into New York City

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) confirmed an agreement between The City of New York and Verizon to provide television service to all of New York City. The PSC confirmation is the final step in government regulations.

Verizon will soon offer its FiOS TV service to the five boroughs of New York City which include Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. FiOS TV offers digital and high definition (HD) channels via the company’s fiber-optic network.

Monica Azare, Verizon senior vice president for New York and Connecticut said, “Today is a great and historic day for New York City residents.  After decades of being locked into one cable TV provider, consumers here soon will have more choices…”

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Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot writes about technology, broadcasting, and digital entertainment. You can also find him on Gameverse, Gadget Review, and Google+.

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