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Washington, D.C. 20008

Monday, August 31, 2009

CONTACT: Kenneth Borden 202.671.0057, Kenneth.Borden@dc.gov


Fenty to Welcome New Cable Options to the District
Mayor Fenty, City Officials and Verizon to Launch District-Wide All-Fiber Network Upgrade

Washington, DC Mayor Fenty along with, Office of Cable Television Director Eric E. Richardson and Verizon Washington, DC President William R. Roberts will launch the District-wide upgrade of Verizon's existing network to a state-of-the art fiber optic network (FiOS) providing District residents with more cable television options. District officials will take their turn splicing fiber-optic lines following a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009
10:45 a.m.

1600 19th Street, SE (near Minnesota Avenue)
Washington, DC 20020

Adrian M. Fenty, Mayor, District of Columbia
Eric E. Richardson, Director, District of Columbia Office of Cable Television
William R. Roberts, President, Verizon Washington, DC

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