Interactive TV: Insight launches channel app, Verizon adds customer support

Insight Communications has added a no-extra-charge level of interactive communications for Midwest high definition subscribers. The MSO's "QuickView" application provides a set of multi-screen mosaic channels that winnow down and present remotely controlled programming options for subscribers.

The options, in addition to breaking down programming by category, include one-click access to VoD content.

Elsewhere in the interactive space, Verizon has added what it calls "My Account," a customer support app that gives customers a breakdown of their monthly bills, expiration dates for Verizon promotions and a program called, "Share My Network" which rewards customer referrals.

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