The Franchise and Concession Review Commission voted unanimously today to approve the Verizon franchise agreement. In response, Common Cause/New York and People’s Production House released this statement.
People’s Production House will continue to educate the public and organize towards community control of communications technology. Common Cause/New York will continue promoting open government in New York.
Check out these past blog posts on the railroading of this deal:
- City Council members, PPH, and Common Cause call for delay in FCRC vote
- Public Hearing on proposed Verizon cable TV franchise tomorrow
And background on what fiber optics will mean for New Yorkers here: