Cable & Telecom

Verizon launches FiOS TV in Texas

KELLER, Tex – American telco Verizon launched its IPTV service in Keller, Texas this week – and no where in the launch materials does it use the term IP or IPTV or Internet television. Smart, probably. Billing it instead as “The future of television” Verizon unveiled FiOS TV to residents of Keller, a city 30 miles west of Dallas and began taking orders for it. "This is not cable TV. This is not satellite. This is FiOS TV," said Bob Ingalls, president of Verizon’s Retail Markets Group, staying away from that IP term. "Customers who liked what FiOS did for...