Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Verizon Signs NFL Network for FiOS TV

Verizon signed a programming-distribution agreement with NFL Network for its upcoming FiOS TV service. Also included are NFL Network in HD and NFL on Demand, the network's video-on-demand programming. Financial terms were not disclosed.

NFL Network is the first 24-hour, year-round television network dedicated to the National Football League and the sport of football. It was launched 18 months ago.

Verizon said it is close to finalizing agreements with several other major content-partners.

  • Verizon previously announced agreements with NBC Universal Cable, Starz Entertainment Group, Showtime Networks, A&E Television Networks and Discovery Networks, GolTV, Gospel Music Channel, Soundtrack Channel, MavTV and Varsity TV.


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