Va. County Grants FiOS Franchise


The Henrico County (Va.) Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to grant Verizon Communications Inc. a video franchise for its Verizon FiOS TV service.

Henrico County, in central Virginia, has some 112,000 households.

The regional Bell operating company already has Virginia franchises in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William counties; the cities of Falls Church and Fairfax; the towns of Herndon and Dumfries; and the Marine Corps Base at Quantico, totaling more than 671,000 households with over 1.8 million potential viewers.