Verizon partners with New York State to deploy broadband to 15,500 rural households

Thursday 1 February 2018 | 09:23 CET | News
Verizon received USD 70.7 million from the New York State in Phase 3 of the 'New NY Broadband Program.' The funds will bolster Verizon's deployment of high-speed broadband to more than 15,500 rural locations in upstate New York. An additional USD 12 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Connect America Fund (CAF) plus Verizon's own investment brings the total funds to USD 106.6 million. Verizon said it will use its relationship with New York-based Corning to provide fibre optic cable and associated hardware to expand its broadband network in unserved and underserved

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Corning / FCC / Verizon
Countries: United States
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