$1800 For FiOS House Fire Family Is Just An Advance, Says Verizon

$1800 For FiOS House Fire Family Is Just An Advance, Says Verizon

Verizon has a different take on the story about a Philly’s family house being set on fire by a FiOS installer hitting their electrical wire — especially the family lawyer’s assertion that Verizon is only offering the family $1,800. Eric Rabe, Verizon Senior Vice President of Media Relations told The Consumerist:

It is not true that “Verizon is only offering the couple $1,800″ as their lawyer has told the press. We have paid the couple that amount as an advance to cover some of their initial expenses, and we are attempting to negotiate an agreement to cover the remainder of their loss. Meanwhile, we are providing temporary housing for the couple at a nearby suit hotel while their landlord is renovating their rental apartment. Nonetheless, the couple involved in this case has decided to sue Verizon…. [More]

Verizon Takes 6 Months To Install FiOS

Verizon Takes 6 Months To Install FiOS

RFJason documented the 6-month ordeal it took to get Verizon FiOS installed.

NJ Townsman Fights Verizon on Net Neutrality

NJ Townsman Fights Verizon on Net Neutrality

In the town of Red Bank, NJ Verizon has applied to operate a cable TV service over their fiber optic network, but not everyone is thrilled.