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De Blasio: Low-Income Neighborhoods Left Behind by Verizon High-Speed Internet

As NY City Consumer Advocate, now-Mayor  Bill De Blasio used this Fact Sheet, dated April 2013, detailing that as of July-December, 2012 Verizon only had 51% of NY City wired for FiOS.

Advocate Press Release, April 2013

 

  • At the end of 2012, Verizon claimed to have 3.45 million homes and businesses covered in New York State.
  • At the end of 2013 Verizon claimed to have 3.7 million homes and businesses covered in New York State
  • At the end of 2014, Verizon claimed to have 4 million homes and businesses covered in New York State.

Assuming that half of the additional 550,000 homes and businesses since 2012 went to NYC, it would means that NYC only has

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