Verizon's FiOS inks international content deal

Verizon announced yesterday that it has inked a deal with content provider GlobeCast at IPTV World. The deal sees GlobeCast supplying Verizon's FiOS TV subscribers with 37 international channels that originate from countries all over Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The deal also calls for an additional 40 channels from GlobeCast starting next year. The content will be available on both a linear and VOD basis, making the offering the largest multicultural offering from a major service provider in the U.S. GlobeCast is a subsidiary of France Telecom.

For more on Verizon's content deal:
- see GlobeCast's company site

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