Oh good thought. I suspect there are reasons why a lot of the english language news channels from overseas would not be allowed here. However, if they could do it, it would be huge.
They already have BBC News - which I watch frequently. There are Russian, Japanese, Pakistani, and French english news channels that would be good in addition to Sky.
Billy in Staten Island NYC would like to see before going to FIOS
MSG + HD
FIOS 1 NYC SD / HD
Other Staten Island "Local" Programming
NBA TV HD