Just over a month after residents of Ramapo, New York
got word that Verizon's fiber-based TV service was headed their way, now citizens living in Roslyn Harbor on Long Island and the Town of Wappinger in Dutchess County can don party hats of their own. As of this week, Verizon has secured video franchise agreements that authorize it to offer FiOS TV in both communities, bringing the grand total in New York to 102. As it stands, both deals are still subject to review by the New York State Public Service Commission, but we see no reason why both regions won't have one more choice for programming in just a few weeks / months.
*Verizon is currently in the process of acquiring AOL, Engadget's parent company. However, Engadget maintains full editorial control, and Verizon will have to pry it from our cold, dead hands.