Verizon adds 20 Viacom networks to FiOS on-the-go

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 05 February 2015

Verizon's FiOS Mobile App has added Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, Spike and 20 other Viacom channels to its out-of-home line-up.

The addition brings the number of live channels FiOS TV customers can watch on-the-go to 88. That's in addition to the 168 channels that subscribers can watch in the home zone.

"We're excited to give our customers the ability to watch even more great live content from channels like Nick, Comedy Central and MTV in the palm of their hand, on the device of their choice, at home and on-the-go," said Ben Grad, executive director of content strategy and acquisition for Verizon. "With FiOS Mobile, our customers can truly watch TV wherever they are, on their preferred device. 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."

The 24 new live-TV channels are: 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.

The telco said that to date, FiOS customers have spent more than 125 million hours using the FiOS mobile app.