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Not long after ESPN voiced its objection to Verizon's customizable FiOS TV packages, Fox Sports and NBC are following suit. Earlier today, both networks revealed they are also not on board with Verizon's new TV plans, which let customers pick channels based on their viewing preferences, citing a v...

April 21st 2015 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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You may like Verizon's more flexible FiOS TV packages, but ESPN sure doesn't. The Disney-owned sports network claims that these offerings break contracts which prevent carriers from putting ESPN and ESPN2 into a separate sports package -- typically, they have to be included with other Disney chann...

April 18th 2015 at 9:07pm 0 Comments
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Every time we talk about a new TV service, from Sling TV to PlayStation Vue to whatever Apple might be working on, there's inevitably disappointment when it's lacking a la carte channel selection. That's still the case for the new FiOS Custom TV packages Verizon tells us it will start offering on...

April 17th 2015 at 12:16am 0 Comments
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Attention all ye FiOS subscribers: Verizon's announced more new channels for the service's mobile app. While you're still at home, now you can stream FOX Sports 1, HBO Latino HD, MAX Latino HD and More MAX HD to the Android, iOS or Kindle Fire device of your choice. If you're out and about, you'll...

September 26th 2014 at 4:36am 0 Comments
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Got FiOS TV? Then you can stream ABC and Disney TV shows. Verizon has reached a deal with Disney that offers authenticated access to the full slate of Watch ABC and Watch Disney online services, including Disney Junior, Disney XD and the yet-to-launch ABC Family. There are no quirks or catches inv...

July 19th 2013 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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In the old days, you'd turn your TV on and see video. Typically it would just play whatever channel was on last, but more advanced digital boxes might start at a main menu or specific channel. Verizon's latest twist on that idea is rolling out video hub office by video hub office, and should reach...

June 4th 2013 at 10:12pm 0 Comments
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Few of us like paying for TV we don't use, and there's been attempts to fix a broken model that makes TV providers pay for channels in blocks, no matter the viewer interest. Verizon's lead programming negotiator, Terry Denson, has told the Wall Street Journal that a more logical usage-based approa...

March 18th 2013 at 11:51am 0 Comments
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Those fortunate enough to be in a FiOS region have enjoyed the NFL's RedZone channel for years now, and those with iPads have been able to stream some of that content to their tablet since 2010. Viewing the NFL online, however, right in a desktop browser, has proven to be nearly impossible. Blame...

December 13th 2012 at 12:33pm 0 Comments