Verizon FiOS TV Continues to Expand

6/21/2006 11:14 AM Eastern

Verizon Communications won video franchises from the Loudoun County (Va.) Board of Supervisors and the Oldsmar (Fla.) City Council Tuesday.

The regional Bell operating company said it now has 13 franchises covering more than 872,000 households with approximately 2.4 million potential viewers in the Virginia-Maryland region.

The Leesburg (Va.) Town Council is also scheduled to consider a Verizon FiOS TV franchise at a meeting later this month.

As for Florida, Oldsmar and its nearly 14,000 residents joined the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Bradenton and Manatee, Hillsborough and Pasco counties on the telco’s franchise roster.