FiOS TV Adds 73K Va. Households


Verizon Communications Inc. rolled out its Verizon FiOS TV service to 73,000 households in Fairfax County, Va.

FiOS TV is now available in portions of Annandale, Falls Church, Springfield, Burke, Newington, McLean, Tyson's Corner, Oakton and Wolf Trap.

The regional Bell operating company also said it will extend its fiber-optic network to 25 of its local service areas in Virginia by the end of 2006, making more than 300,000 households capable of receiving FiOS TV.

Verizon has obtained video franchises covering more than 1.3 million households in California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, and the RBOC currently offers FiOS TV in a number of communities in Maryland, California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York and Texas.