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Verizon FiOS App Adds 24 Out-of-Home Channels

NEW YORK -- Twenty-four is a pretty special number. There are 24 hours in a day. The NBA has its 24-second shot clock. Pure gold is 24 carats. For FiOS customers using the free FiOS Mobile App, 24 is the number of new Viacom channels available out-of-home. That’s not just special, that’s “Ridiculousness.”

Talk about entertainment variety, the 24-channel addition includes:

BET Gospel, BET HD, Centric, CMT HD, CMT Pure Country, Comedy Central HD, Logo, MTV HD, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, MTV Tr3s, MTV U, MTV2, Nick 2, Nick Jr., Nick HD, Nick Toons, Palladia, Spike HD, Teen Nick, TV Land HD, VH1 Classic, VH1 HD and VH1 Soul to the FiOS Mobile App out-of-home channel line-up.

Customers can now watch episodes of “Punk’d,” “Ridiculousness” or “South Park” anytime, anywhere on virtually any device, while on the go.

TV watching isn’t just for the home anymore. About 25 percent of pay-TV subscribers watch TV out-of-the home, according to recent research by the NPD Group. Fortunately for FiOS customers, Verizon’s FiOS Mobile App is adding 24 Viacom channels to its out-of-home lineup. To date, FiOS customers have spent more than 125 million hours using the FiOS.

FiOS TV customers who also subscribe to FiOS Internet and download the free app can now watch live TV via their iPad, iPhone, select Android tablets, phones and Kindle Fire tablets, delivering anytime, anywhere access. The app now has 88 live out-of-home channels and over 168 live in-home channels, plus local channels in select markets.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ)

MikeP688 1/31/2015 | 1:17:40 PM
Interesting Development.... ..But it seems as if the "cord cutting" evolution we've deliberated continues to be a challenge.   AT&T's UVerse is also just as "vibrant"--as all the other non traditional players are as well.   I have been quite impressed with ROKU as it continues to give the mainstream players a run for their money.

Truly Fascinating times....


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