Verizon strands angry towns as it winds down FiOS

Verizon's announcement that it is essentially ending--or seriously slowing--the expansion of its FiOS network is leaving communities like Boston, Alexandria, Va., Baltimore and Wilmington, Del. feeling a little left out and complaining that the decision was based more on community demands and less on financial constraints.

For instance, an article in the Delaware News Journal suggested that Wilmington was rejected because city fathers wanted even deployment coverage and improved customer service standards.

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