Verizon is including a ton of latest channels to FiOS 'Customized' TV
When Verizon launched its Customized TV providing final yr, the choosing have been a bit slim. That is altering. The bottom “Necessities” package deal from earlier than solely provided a paltry 35 channels. That is since ballooned to one hundred ninety and consists of native stations however not sports activities networks; for what’s obtainable in your space, take a look at this listing. For those who’re a fan of los deportes you will have to join the “Sports activities and Extra” package deal with one hundred sixty channels for entry to the likes of ESPN.
Add-on channel packages have dropped in worth too, from $10 every to $6. These packages have additionally modified a bit when it comes to selection. Now they’re grouped because the Film Lovers; International Sports activities and Youngsters, Teenagers and Household packs. And like earlier than, you’ll be able to throw in Massive Pink’s one hundred Mbps web providing in with voice service for $70 per 30 days.
Not everyone seems to be completely happy about these modifications, nevertheless. Reuters stories that ESPN has sued Verizon for breach of contract for shifting channels (learn: ESPN) that’d sometimes spherical out a primary cable package deal into premium tiers. Twenty-First Century Fox together with NBC Common really feel Verizon is “violating contractual obligations.” For its half, Verizon’s stated it’s going to “refresh” Customized TV within the brief time period so meet contractual compliance.
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