Providing more competition for incumbent pay TV provider Cablevision Systems, Verizon Communications won a video franchise in South Floral Park, N.Y.
The telephone company won the franchise in the Long Island community Aug. 2. Verizon said it has won video franchises in 52 new York communities.
Cablevision faces more competition to date than most other incumbent cable operators. Verizon has also won video franchises on Long Island in the villages of Massapequa Park, Cedarhurst, Laurel Hollow, Lynbrook, Mineola, East Rockaway, Farmingdale, Valley Stream, Freeport, Williston Park and others.