About 98% of Adelphia subs in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie Counties are without cable and HSD because-duh!-the majority of them don’t have power. Cable’s recovery plans in FL will closely follow FL Power and Light’s push to bring back service. A potential catch: FPL may have to temporarily disconnect in-the-way Adelphia lines to restore power. Adelphia closed its West Palm Beach call center and is re-routing calls. — Worried about next week’s CableFAX Leader’s Retreat in Puerto Rico? Don’t. Yesterday, it was sunny and 90 degrees, hotel staff informed us. "We just had a little rain," from the hurricane, the clerk told us.

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Verizon, NYC Reach Settlement

Verizon has an agreement with New York City that settles proceedings against it after the city claimed it had failed to meet buildout terms for its Fios network under its cable franchise agreement.

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