Brookhaven residents won't have access to Verizon FiOS service because of its contractual obligations to the 182 municipalities in New York with which it already has service agreements, the Village Times Herald reported Thursday.
A Verizon spokesman said the company realizes many residents dislike Cablevision, but that the company is not seeking new franchises. Town supervisor Mark Lesko told the Village Times Herald that he thinks it's unacceptable that Verizon won't even negotiate with the town.
"At least give us a chance to pitch Verizon and make it financially attractive to Brookhaven as opposed to not giving us a chance at all," Lesko said.
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