Monday, February 17, 2014

Does anyone know the status of FIOS in Bed Stuy Brooklyn NY?


Does anyone know the status of FIOS in Bed Stuy? Here's data from Verizon:

See https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BwXQyWhKLhmBNXJmNFBZdVpMS3c&usp=sharing




Coverage in Bed Stuy Brooklyn NY
Coverage in Park Slope Brooklyn NY



It shows that Park Slope is connected much better than Bed Stuy. We need to advocate for our neighborhood.

It appears that Verizon has a monopoly/contract and they are the only company that can bring FIOS to our neighborhood, but also the contract tells us that they are obligated to bring fiber to some percentage of the homes in New York City. See http://www.nyc.gov/html/doitt/downloads/pdf/verizon_nyc_franchise_agreement_approved_by_fcrc.pdf