Verizon group-up will create a cellular video service for teenagers

Verizon team-up will create a mobile video service for teens

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Apparently, Verizon does not consider its go90 video service is hip sufficient. It simply purchased a minority stake in AwesomenessTV, and plans to work with the DreamWorks-owned agency to create a “premium” brief-type cellular video service as a part of go90. Verizon is not saying what the content material will entail, nevertheless it is not shy about who it is concentrating on — the service likes that AwesomenessTV caters to “Gen Z and millennials” (learn: teenagers and twentysomethings), and it needs in on the motion. The undertaking does not have a launch date, nevertheless it’ll unsurprisingly be unique to Verizon’s US-based mostly platforms.

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