Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Verizon Introduces FiOS TV for Business

Verizon launched a new subscription-television service designed for small and medium-sized businesses, delivered exclusively by Verizon's fiber-optic network.

Verizon FiOS TV for Business is immediately available in select areas of the 13 states where more than 1.2 million customers already subscribe to the residential version of the service. The states are: California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia.

Pricing for FiOS TV for Business begins at $49.99 per month in most areas for small-business customers. Service highlights include:

  • Up to 400 all-digital TV and music channels to choose from.

  • Approximately 30 high-definition channels (varies by market) with extraordinary clarity and theater-quality sound. Verizon has started to add more HD channels, and plans to expand its lineup to offer all available major HD programming by year-end.

  • A library of more than 10,000 video-on-demand titles each month, 70 percent of which are free.

  • Channels grouped by genres such as entertainment, sports, news, shopping, movies and family, making it easy for audiences to find their favorite programming.

  • An interactive media guide that integrates HD programming, on-demand content and the digital video recorder along with broadcast television into a seamless user experience.

  • Pay-per-view access to sporting events, concerts, movies, etc.

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