Service is offered in some areas of the United States by Verizon Communications, while Frontier Communications operates licensed Fi OS services in former Verizon territories across six states, using a nearly identical network infrastructure.
Fios service began in 2005, and networked areas expanded through 2010, although some areas do not have service or cannot receive TV and phone service because of franchise agreements.
It will be confined to Comcast customers who already pay for home Internet service, as well as potential new Internet subscribers who reside within Comcast’s footprint.
That area covers markets across the nation, but is missing in places such as New York City and Los Angeles.“It’s really anchored around value-add for the Comcast customer.
Even without tackling an entire industry, it makes sense that a cable giant like Comcast would want to plunge into the fluid and fiercely competitive wireless business.