NYC sues Verizon for unfinished fiber-optic rollout - CNET
When a company makes a promise and fails to deliver, it typically invites itself to get sued, which is pretty much the legal predicament that Verizon has found themselves in after New York City has filed a lawsuit against the carrier, claiming that Verizon had broke a contract dating back to 2008 in which they promised a citywide rollout of fiber coverage.In a statement by New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, “Verizon must face the consequences for breaking the trust of 8.5 million New Yorkers. Verizon promised that every household in the city would have access to its fiber-optic FiOS service by 2014. It’s 2017 and we’re done waiting. No corporation—no matter how large or powerful—can break a promise to New Yorkers and get away with it.”Verizon has since claimed that they are capable of providing FiOS to 2.2 million households in the US, but by ArsTechnica’s calculations, they are shy of about 1 million households as New York City plays home to 3.1 million households. According to the lawsuit, it claims tha
In 2008, Verizon entered a contract with New York City to provide all NYC households with access to its fiber-optic FiOS service by 2014. Three years later and nearly one million households ...
Tue 14 Mar 17 from CNET Cutting Edge
When a company makes a promise and fails to deliver, it typically invites itself to get sued, which is pretty much the legal predicament that Verizon has found themselves in after New York ...
Tue 14 Mar 17 from Ubergizmo
New York City has slapped Verizon with a lawsuit that claims the telecommunications conglomerate broke a 2008 contract to provide citywide fiber coverage, depriving residents of competitively-priced ...
Tue 14 Mar 17 from TechCrunch
Tue 14 Mar 17 from The Verge
When New York City said it was upset with Verizon for allegedly backtracking on a promise to bring FiOS service to every household in the city, it wasn't joking around. The city ...
Mon 13 Mar 17 from Engadget
Verizon wants another four years to cover remaining 1 million households.
Mon 13 Mar 17 from Arstechnica
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City has sued Verizon, saying the phone giant broke its 2008 promise to make its Fios cable service available to all city residents....
Mon 13 Mar 17 from AP
NYC sues Verizon, claims broken promises on Fios cable, Mon 13 Mar 17 from AP
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