Verizon has just announced that FiOS TV customers can now watch TV shows and movies on mobile devices while away from home. It is available through the newly enhanced FiOS Mobile App, which FiOS customers can watch the live TV and video on demand they want on iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire and Android tablets and smartphones, and do so from anywhere.
This supports Verizon’s Borderless Lifestyle consumers – giving them anytime, anywhere access to what customers want. Starting Friday, customers can watch up to nine popular live TV channels, depending upon their current FiOS TV package, via the iPad and select Android tablets and phones. In addition, the app is now available on the iPhone and Kindle Fire.
Channels available with this initial rollout include BBC America, BBC World News, EPIX, NFL Network (tablet only, includes “Thursday Night Football”), Tennis Channel and networks from Scripps Networks Interactive, including Food Network and Travel Channel.
FiOS TV customers have been able to use their mobile devices and tablets to watch up to 76 live linear channels at home. With this new app, FiOS customers in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., can use their tablets and mobile phones to also watch local news and weather at home on the local affiliates of ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and Spanish-language channels such as UniMas and Univision.