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10-01-2011, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Pnut View Post
As a Fios household since October '07, now that this HD thing MIGHT have come to an end (I am still not holding my breath)....really the only thing Monopovision has over Fios is the whole walking into a coffe shop and getting free Wifi through iO.

Now to think of it, more and more places have free Wifi now., eventually Cablevision has no advantages over Fios. Except all the places cable would not let Verizon go to. Like out in certain parts of Brookhaven Township.

The best thing is all the free On Demand stuff, I dont think iO has that much(from what I know).
It's not that cablevision hasent allowed Verizon to roll out fios in some areas, it's that Verizon isn't willing to pay the high fees to the towns where cablevision has politicians in their pocket.

This is why Fios is only available in incorporated villages within the town of Brookhaven. Verizon can bypass the towns politicians and go directly to the village.

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