Verizon Puts on Game Face

Spangler, Todd
October 2007
Multichannel News;10/8/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p10
The article provides a news regarding the plan of Verizon Communication on adding interactive games to FiOS TV to distinguish the difference between service and cable. According to Verizon's vice president of video solutions Shawn Strickland, simple games like chess, sudoku, educational titles for kids as well as DVD platform interactive games will be included to FiOS TV. Moreover, Verizon will have the games be licensed for FiOS TV from partners.


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