ESPN sues Verizon for customized FiOS TV plans
We knew ESPN wasn’t joyful with Verizon’s just lately introduced versatile TV plans, and now it is able to take authorized motion on the matter. In accordance with CNBC, The Worldwide Chief in Sports activities is suing Verizon over the FiOS Customized TV package deal, solely days after letting it’s recognized that it objected to it. ESPN is not alone, both: final week, Fox Sports activities and NBC additionally got here out towards Verizon’s providing, which lets subscribers decide channels based mostly on their viewing preferences. In a press release, ESPN stated, “We merely ask that Verizon abide by the phrases of our contracts.” Verizon, in the meantime, has stated that FiOS Customized TV doesn’t violate any contract agreements with the TV networks.
“ESPN is on the forefront of embracing revolutionary methods to ship excessive-high quality content material and worth to shoppers on a number of platforms, however that have to be completed in compliance with our agreements. We merely ask that Verizon abide by the phrases of our contracts.”