Verizon Communications said today that it has hired Terry Denson, the former director of programming at cable operator Insight Communications, to oversee its TV services. The company is planning cablelike video programming over the fiber to the home networks it is laying in Texas, California and ultimately other regions of the country.
It's clear that Verizon is serious about this bid. It's sticking to its estimate that its fiber-based services will pass 1 million homes by the end of the year, despite skepticism from analysts at The Yankee Group and elsewhere.
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