Digital TV News: Verizon Wireless

Verizon to give customers 12 months of Disney+
Oct 22, 2019 – Verizon and The Walt Disney Company have announced an agreement that will offer all Verizon wireless unlimited customers, new Fios Home Internet and 5G Home Internet customers 12 months of Disney+. The agreement will provide another reason for customers to choose Verizon.
News categories: Verizon, The Walt Disney Company, Hans Vestberg, Kevin Mayer, Digital TV, OTT, USA

Verizon makes YouTube TV available to its customers
Apr 23, 2019 – Verizon and Google have announced a partnership to bring YouTube TV to Verizon customers. YouTube TV membership includes six accounts per household, each with its own unique recommendations and personal DVR with no storage space limits.
News categories: Verizon, YouTube TV, Erin McPherson, Heather Rivera, Digital TV, OTT, USA

Verizon FIOS video subscribers down 46,000 in 4Q 2018
Jan 29, 2019 – Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has reported fourth-quarter 2018 results. In the quarter, Verizon lost a net of 46,000 Fios Video connections. At year-end 2018, Verizon had 4.5 million Fios Video connections.
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Verizon FIOS video subscribers down 37,000 in 2Q 2018
Jul 24, 2018 – Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has reported second quarter 2018 results. In the quarter, Verizon lost 37,000 Fios Video connections amid pressures from cord-cutting of video bundles.
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Verizon FIOS video subscribers down 22,000 in 1Q 2018
Apr 24, 2018 – Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has reported first-quarter 2018 results. In the quarter, Verizon lost 22,000 Fios Video connections, indicative of the continued cord-cutting trend regarding traditional linear video bundles.
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Mobile screens essential for Live TV services, finds Strategy Analytics
Apr 18, 2018 – The continual expansion of display real estate, faster data speeds, specialized data plans and improved video displays, presents a real opportunity for live TV streaming services like Sling TV to be marketed as mobile, according to Strategy Analytics.
News categories: Strategy Analytics, Chris Dodge, Chris Schreiner, Digital TV, Market Research, Mobile, OTT, USA

Verizon FIOS video subscribers down 29,000 in 4Q 2017
Jan 23, 2018 – Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has reported results for the fourth quarter of 2017. In the quarter, Verizon lost a net 29,000 Fios Video connections, continuing to reflect the shift from traditional linear video to OTT offerings.
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Verizon FIOS video subscribers down 15,000 in 2Q 2017
Jul 27, 2017 – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has reported results for the second-quarter of 2017. In the quarter, Verizon lost a net 15,000 Fios Video subscribers to end the period with 4.7 million video connections, up 0.6% Y-o-Y.
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Twitter announces more than a dozen content deals
May 1, 2017 – Twitter has unveiled a slate of live streaming content deals across sports, news and entertainment. A dozen new collaborations have been announced, bringing hundreds of hours of exclusive live content to the platform.
News categories: Twitter, Jack Dorsey, Anthony Noto, Leslie Berland, Matthew Derella, Digital TV, OTT, USA, Worldwide