"When you think about the opportunity that is presented by FIOS, by this phenomenal product that’s been developed by Verizon," Albany Mayor-Elect Kathy Sheehan says. "And you look at where Albany is at this point in history, we are really poised to be an ideal place for Verizon to make this investment."
FISHKILL – State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R, Fishkill) is a Marine Corps veteran who fought in Iraq and he is infuriated over learning that an Al Jazeera cable TV network is part of the basic package on some cable and satellite TV systems.
Verizon, Comcast, DirecTV and Dish Network carry the network as part of their basic programming and he said American subscribers should not have to pay for it if they do not want it.
A New York state Senator from the Hudson Valley is the latest to pen a letter to the Public Service Commission in opposition to Verizon’s Voice Link plan.
Verizon’s plan before the state Public Service Commission introduces language by which Verizon could discontinue its current landline service in certain areas and instead offer a wireless service known as Voice Link as the sole voice service. Democratic state Senator Terry Gipson says he wrote to the PSC this week urging it to reject Verizon’s request.