FiOS TV Customers Are First To Have Access to HBOGO.com Featuring Over 600 Hours Of HBO Programming Online – Any Time, Any Place
NEW YORK – Verizon and HBO announced today that Verizon’s FiOS TV customers will be the first to gain access to HBOGO.com, HBO’s online video destination featuring over 600 hours of HBO programming. Starting tomorrow, FiOS customers who subscribe to HBO will automatically receive free, unlimited online access to HBO programming at any time, from any U.S. location with a broadband connection. These subscribers can access HBO GO with their Verizon FiOS log-in credentials at www.verizon.com/fiostvonline and www.hbogo.com. Customers must subscribe to both FiOS TV and FiOS Internet.
“HBO GO immerses customers into an elegantly designed HBO environment with access to a robust offering of HBO programming,” said Eric Kessler, Co-President, HBO. “Together with Verizon we’ve delivered a simple authentication process that gives FiOS and HBO subscribers easy entry to HBO GO.”
Shawn Strickland, vice president of consumer strategy and planning for Verizon, said, “HBO GO adds more value to FiOS TV customers’ HBO subscriptions with the convenience of accessing their programming in more ways and in more places. We’re excited to add this deeper, richer experience to our already extensive HBO offerings, further enhancing the TV and Internet experience that only FiOS delivers.”
With over 600 hours of programming updated continuously, HBO GO complements HBO On Demand with four times more viewing choices among HBO’s acclaimed original series, HBO Films, miniseries, documentaries, HBO Sports and blockbuster movies. In addition, the service includes exclusive and bonus materials, soundtrack and cast information.
With HBO GO, FiOS TV customers who subscribe to HBO can instantly watch their favorite programs from a PC or MAC computer via a browser-based application. HBO GO will support Verizon subaccounts and allow up to three simultaneous users from the same household. Users have the ability to customize their experience through multiple browsing and viewing options, as well as the ability to restrict content with easy to use parental controls.
HBO GO also gives subscribers the ability to create a Watchlist where bookmarked content can be placed for later viewing and where the user will be alerted to the arrival of new episodes selected for Series Pass. HBO GO is the latest in the suite of HBO products offered by Verizon FiOS TV, including east and west feeds of seven multiplex channels available in HD, HBO On Demand and HBO On Demand in HD.
HBO GO joins Verizon FiOS TV’s growing online video offerings. FiOS TV offers a broad collection of programming, which includes more than 560 all-digital channels with up to 138 HD channels and about 18,000 monthly video-on-demand titles. FiOS also provides next-generation interactive services including an advanced interactive media guide; social TV, news and entertainment widgets; remote DVR management; multi-room DVR; and more.
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