Monday, August 28, 2006

Verizon and Microsoft to Co-branded Windows Live Services

Verizon Communications has expanded its alliance with Microsoft and plans to offer its consumer DSL and FiOS Internet customers a co-branded suite of Microsoft Windows Live services. Under the partnership, Verizon customers will have access to:

  • a co-branded home page

  • a Windows Live Toolbar,

  • a co-branded Windows Live Search page,

  • Verizon e-mail powered by Windows Live Mail,

  • a co-branded version of Windows Live Messenger

  • safety protection via Windows Live OneCare safety scanner.

Verizon will continue delivering MSN Premium services to current subscribers, with new Windows Live offerings set to roll out early next year.
  • Verizon and Microsoft began their partnership in April 2002.

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