The pay-TV war between Cablevision and Verizon Communications just got a little uglier.
Cablevision came out swinging, filing a lawsuit yesterday in a New York court, alleging that Verizon was using old Federal Communications Commission data to bash its Internet service in its Fios commercials. The two have been tussling fiercely ever since Verizon introduced Fios to the New York area, in a direct assault on Cablevision's market. Despite the newer service, Cablevision has been able to hold its own against the new entrant.
The competition has been brutal. In television, radio, mail, and online spots, Verizon claims that … Read more