NYC: Verizon demands exclusive deals from landlords before installing FiOS

When New York City officials ordered Verizon to finish the citywide fiber rollout that it promised but didn’t deliver on time, the city also said Verizon must not demand bulk agreements from landlords in exchange for faster deployment. Verizon agreed to wire up the whole city in 2008 in exchange for a lucrative cable television […]

Rivals say Verizon Blocking their high speed Internet

New York City said Wednesday it is fielding complaints that Verizon Communications Inc. has used stalling tactics to block competitors’ high-speed Internet service, the latest salvo in an ongoing dispute. The announcement comes a week after the city said Verizon hadn’t fulfilled a pledge to deliver fiber-optic connections for television and high-speed Internet to anyone who wants […]