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ZDNet Interviews Verizon’s Shadman Zafar

by Employee ‎10-26-2009 10:58 AM - edited ‎10-26-2009 10:58 AM

shadmanzafar.jpgLately, Shadman Zafar has been thinking a lot about how TV and the Web are coming together.  Shadman leads our Rapid Product Development effort, pulling together great ideas for FiOS and FiOS TV.  He was recently interviewed by the technology Web site ZDNet, and as usual Shadman had a lot to say about interactive TV and the creative process here at Verizon.  You can watch the entire interview here.


If you like the latest FiOS TV Widgets, you can thank Shadman's team.  


They rolled out the Widget Bazaar applications marketplace this summer, and they've added Twitter, Facebook, Weatherbug and other new Widgets in quick succession. You'll see more Widgets from them in the coming weeks.


They're also inviting outside developers to publish apps for FiOS TV through our open development program, and you'll be hearing more about that soon.


Stay tuned.




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