Most significantly the agency said it will not allow Verizon Wireless stores to sell TV and broadband services from the cable companies â¿¿ Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Cox â¿¿ in areas where Verizon sells its own TV and broadband service.When it comes to home broadband, Verizon Communication Inc.'s FiOS provides the only significant competition to cable in many areas. Yet FiOS is costly to build out, and Verizon's commitment to the technology has faltered. Consumer groups who opposed the deal between the cable companies and Verizon said it showed that Verizon was further giving up on FiOS and yielding the home broadband market to cable.
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