Verizon: Well Take Manhattan

Gibbons, Kent
April 2008
Multichannel News;4/21/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p3
The article underscores the plan of Verizon to set up its business in New York City. It states that Verizon jumped on a request for propositions which the city has issued for citywide cable TV coverage. Relative to this, Verizon and city officials said that they have been negotiating on the terms needed for a citywide franchise. Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Systems are the current service providers in this city.


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