BPL gets even more serious competition in Manassas
jsteller at spottydog.us
Thu May 8 12:39:05 CDT 2008
I didn't think they were in the same price category. FiOS is kind of pricey if all you want is something a little faster than dial up...
The City of Manassas has awarded a franchise to Verizon for the FiOS
service. A news article says
"Manassas residents are a major step closer to having an innovative,
reliable and competitive alternative for their cable television
services, thanks to a unanimous vote by the City Council Monday evening
(May 5) authorizing Verizon to offer its fiber-optic-powered FiOS TV."
You can read more at
BPL and all the fanfare seems to be far enough in the past as to be
unmentioned. I understand the Manassas BPL service has not attracted
many users in the face of other alternatives that were always there.
Now with FiOS the BPL option will be even less attractive.
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