Verizon adds 24 live Viacom channels to FiOS Mobile App

Culminating a broad-reaching licensing deal signed in October, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) announced Wednesday that it has added access to 24 live Viacom channels through its FiOS Mobile App.

The addition of the Viacom networks brings the total number of channels viewable out of home on mobile devices for FiOS TV subscribers to 88.

The Viacom channels include BET Gospel, BET HD, Centric, CMT HD, CMT Pure Country, Comedy Central HD, Logo, MTV HD, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, MTV Tr3s, MTV U, MTV2, Nick 2, Nick Jr., Nick HD, Nick Toons, Palladia, Spike HD, Teen Nick, TV Land HD, VH1 Classic, VH1 HD and VH1 Soul.  

"Close collaboration with content partners like Viacom allows us to deliver a seamless customer experience. And we'll keep giving our customers more live, anywhere content in the coming months," said Ben Grad, executive director of content strategy and acquisition for Verizon, in a statement.

Added Samantha Cooper, senior vice president, content distribution for Viacom: "With this deal, we are mirroring the behavior of our audiences and capturing great value for our brands."

For more:
- read this Verizon press release

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