Verizon is now offering FiOS TV service to nearly 10,000 homes and businesses in Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana, Calif., where the telco will compete with Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications.
In Southern California, Verizon's FiOS TV and FiOS Internet services are now available to more than 1 million households in 85 communities throughout San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties.
Verizon is touting an HD lineup of 127 channels in California as "an experience cable simply can't match."
FiOS TV is available to 9.7 million homes in 14 states: California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
In a promotion that runs through Aug. 15, Verizon is offering new customers who take a FiOS bundle either a Compaq Mini netbooks or a Cisco Flip Ultra camcorder.