Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Verizon Inks Content Deal with NBC Universal

Verizon and NBC Universal have reached a content agreement that includes NBC Universal's coverage of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing on all three Verizon platforms - TV, broadband and wireless. The content ranges from schedules and medal standings to news, photos and highlights. Also, in addition to Verizon's current carriage of NBC HD and Universal HD, Verizon will launch an high-definition (HD) offering with the addition of four new HD networks: Bravo HD, CNBC+ HD, USA Network HD and SCI FI HD. FiOS TV customers will see these four HD channels launch during the next few months, region by region.

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