FiOS TV Expands N.Y., Virginia

Verizon said it began taking orders for its FiOS TV service Chesapeake, Va., and several New York communities. 

Challenging incumbent cable TV operator Cablevision, the telephone company recently began marketing FiOS TV in the Long Island communities of Malverne, Stewart Manor, Centre Island, East Williston and the Village of The Branch. Cox is the incumbent in Chesapeake, Va.

It also deployed FiOS TV in the Orange County, N.Y.  town of Newburgh; and in Westchester County in the villages of Pelham Manor, Larchmont and Mamaroneck, the town of Mamaroneck and the city of Rye.