SYNC announced it has expanded its relationship with Verizon to offer the company's nearly 5 million FiOS TV subscribers access to TV shows and movies from one online destination. The My Verizon website now includes a simple search and discovery experience, easy authentication, and the ability to log in just once.
"Our work with Verizon shows Synacor's strategic positioning among consumers, content providers and distributors, making sense of this complicated TV Everywhere ecosystem on behalf of our customers and partners," said Michael Bishara, VP and GM of TV Everywhere. "Consumers want access to their favorite TV shows and movies all in one place…. They have also had press lately with them working with Google.
Verizon Wireless, as of September 2011, is the largest wireless carrier in the United States based on number of subscribers. It is a joint venture of Verizon Communications which owns 55 percent of the venture, and British-based Vodafone plc which owns 45 percent.
GOOGLE BACKED!- TV Everywhere users have the option to install their MVPD's TV Everywhere Android app over-the-air after they sign in with Google+, making it more convenient than ever to access content wherever they are.