Verizon Zaps Analog Nets

Spangler, Todd
April 2008
Multichannel News;4/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p24
The article reports on the move by Verizon Communications to recall its local analog offered on FiOS TV on a regional basis to fulfill its commitment to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Verizon said that it has notified its customers through letters, e-mails and phone calls with information about the all-digital changeover. FCC said that eliminating analog video will enable expanded service offerings, promote efficient use of the spectrum and deliver broadband services.


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