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Verizon halts Fios expansion to new cities

Tuesday 30 March 2010 | 10:27 CET | News
Verizon is halting the expansion of its Fios fibre-optic broadband and TV services to new cities. Verizon made it known that it would not seek anymore franchises after sending a letter last week to city officials in Alexandria, Virgina, telling them that the company has stopped seeking nationwide permission to offer TV service in new markets. Among the other large cities not getting access to Fios TV are Boston and Baltimore. The company, however, said it is still working through existing negotiations with about a dozen local communities, mostly in New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.

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