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Cablevision Cuts Rates for Long Islanders and Hoboken Residents

Cablevision Cuts Rates for Long Islanders and Hoboken Residents

Long Island-based cable carrier  Cablevision is deploying record cut-rate discounts to stem subscriber losses and thwart competition from rival Verizon’s FiOS TV service, the New York Post reports. Cablevision recently offered a “triple-play” bundle of phone, TV and high-speed Internet service to [Full Story…]

NY FiOS Gets Access to MSG HD Channels; Time Warner Cable May Lose

NY FiOS Gets Access to MSG HD Channels; Time Warner Cable May Lose

Yesterday Verzion FiOS customers in the NY area were able to see MSG HD and MSG+ HD for the first time.  Up until now FiOS customers were only able to see the analog version of these channels as Cablevision (which owns them) refused to provide them to Verizon citing an FCC exemption, which was [Full Story…]

Cablevision Ordered to Provide Competitors with HD Sports Programming

Cablevision Ordered to Provide Competitors with HD Sports Programming

The FCC told Long Island-based Cablevision that it could no longer be the sole provider of the MSG and MSG+ HD feed, concluding that these programs would have to be made available to AT&T U-verse and Verizon FiOS. The ruling, according to Adweek, came after a two year feud between Cablevision [Full Story…]

Verizon Technician Electrocuted While Installing Bklyn Internet Cable

Verizon Technician Electrocuted While Installing Bklyn Internet Cable

Tragically, a 37 year-old Verizon technician was killed earlier this week as the result of an electrical electrocution, according to NY Daily News. Douglas La Lima was installing FiOS Internet cables in Brooklyn, when he came into contact with a Con Edison power line in a tree. His coworkers [Full Story…]

Verizon Workers Go Back to Work Without a Contract

Verizon Workers Go Back to Work Without a Contract

Late yesterday, the news came in that striking Verizon employees will return to work on Monday while they continue to discuss their contract. Both the union and the company agreed to narrow the terms of the dispute and have set up a timetable for negotiations. The major areas of contention are [Full Story…]

NY Verizon Workers on Strike Over New Contracts

NY Verizon Workers on Strike Over New Contracts

As of this morning, there are thousands of NY Verizon workers who are now on strike. These workers are all from Verizon's landline division and are on strike (along with tens of thousands of others across the country) because they were unable to come to terms on a new contract after their previous [Full Story…]