Verizon last week reported data from the second quarter shows that on average the company has won 12 percent of potential FiOS Internet customers within nine months of entering a new market with its fiber-optic network.
A total of 375,000 Verizon customers have subscribed to the FiOS Internet service, the company said. The company gained 111,000 FiOS Internet customers in the second quarter. The company's new fiber-optic network now extends to 4.5 million homes and small businesses in 16 states.
Verizon also offers its FiOS TV service with more than 180 all-digital channels, two dozen HDTV channels and up to 2500 video-on-demand titles, in about 60 markets in seven states. According to John Wimsatt, senior vice president of Verizon's Broadband Solutions Group, a “high percentage” of FiOS Internet customers are subscribing to FiOS TV.
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