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Verizon Adds Vice to Internet TV Lineup

Verizon currently suggested a subsequent partner for a Internet TV service: Vice.

Vice content—including strange programming—will be accessible on Verizon’s arriving mobile service.

In March, Verizon said it will also atmosphere 200 hours of strange calm from AwesomenessTV any year. Targeting teenagers and 20-somethings, a scripted and unscripted array will be accompanied by family-friendly, live-action, and charcterised short-form videos from DreamWorksTV, that purchased AwesomenessTV in 2013.

Vice, meanwhile, will offer video in several categories, like food, travel, tech and more, as good as a Autobiographies talk series.

“The media landscape is experiencing a seismic change in storytelling, audience, immediacy and platforms,” Terry Denson, clamp boss of calm plan and merger during Verizon, pronounced in a statement. “Vice is joining with an whole era in a approach that no one else is and Verizon will bond consumers to Vice in a approach that no one else does by mixing Vice’s storytelling with a many constrained mobile video platform.”

In September, Verizon said it would hurl out an Internet TV use by mid-2015, with an a la grant choice for viewers to collect and select a channels they want. Channels like AwesomenessTV or Vice.

In a recent study published by a Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), 36 percent of respondents pronounced they watch five-minute or longer videos daily on their smartphones. The consult also found that mobile videos are gaining popularity, regardless of their length.

Verizon is among a big, normal video providers looking to reason on to or attract younger cord cutters. Just this week, Comcast announced Stream, an Internet-only video use that will let business watch promote networks and HBO on their mobile inclination for $15 per month.

Verizon, meanwhile, is experimenting with a la grant options for video business with Custom TV bundles, yet some channels, like ESPN, are pulling back.

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