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Verizon to Trial Online TV Services

by Employee ‎08-27-2009 04:59 AM - edited ‎09-30-2009 10:38 AM

movieonlaptop.JPGOver the past couple of years, Verizon customers have made it increasingly clear that they want entertainment on their own terms, at any time and on any device. We’ve listened, and we’ve delivered content on three screens – TV, computer and mobile devices – well ahead of the rest of the industry.

Beginning in 2005 with ESPN360, Verizon FiOS Internet and High Speed Internet broadband customers have had access to online services like Disney Connection, StarzPlay, YES Network and NFL Game Extra. This fall, we’ll also launch online content from EPIX, a new cross-platform premium service. In addition, every FiOS TV DVR subscriber also can search and watch online videos from, Dailymotion and Veoh on their home-entertainment systems.

In addition, V CAST Video from Verizon Wireless now brings more than 100 full-length TV series from leading broadcast and cable providers to wireless phones.

We’re now extending this multi-screen leadership by launching our own trial of the industry’s “TV Everywhere” initiative, which will let pay TV subscribers watch content online from the premium and cable channels they already subscribe to. Cable providers have said they’ll hold TV Everywhere trials in the coming months.


Verizon’s trial will bring television programming online to FiOS TV subscribers. It will include content from Time Warner’s Turner Networks, TNT and TBS and will soon add content from other programmers. Trial participants will be able to use any broadband connection to watch programs on their personal computers or laptops at home or away. They’ll sign in with their Verizon Online user names and passwords to access the online programming at the networks’ Web sites.


Customer feedback from our trial will help us fine-tune the TV Everywhere user experience. It’s the next step in our commitment to bring customers the best TV experience no matter where and when they choose to watch.


by Davidgro
on ‎08-27-2009 07:56 AM

So how do I sign up for the trial? :-)

by Employee
‎08-27-2009 08:46 AM - edited ‎08-27-2009 08:48 AM

The trial is full for now, but we'll keep you in mind if it expands and let readers here know.


by Employee
on ‎08-27-2009 08:47 AM

This morning, Victor Godinez, at the Dallas Morning News has and insightful piece on the whole issue of TV on the PC. 



by AeroR1
on ‎08-27-2009 04:37 PM

Eric, add me to the "keep you in mind" list please!  thanks.



on ‎08-27-2009 09:30 PM
by Employee
on ‎08-28-2009 02:45 PM

Will definitely add you to that list, AeroR1.


-- Eric

on ‎08-28-2009 03:23 PM

Eric, signed up yesterday, eager to particpate in the trail, please also add me to the list. Thanks, johnf2

by dmbfan36
on ‎08-29-2009 02:56 AM



Can you please add me to this list as well?



by lbr8
on ‎12-16-2009 06:58 PM

I submitted a request.  Please add me to the list.


Thank you so much

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