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Verizon partners with Google to make YouTube TV available to customers where and when they want it

Verizon wireless, 5G Home and Fios broadband customers enjoy choice of premium content and services

NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Verizon and Google announced a partnership to bring YouTube TV to Verizon customers nationwide on whatever platform they choose, adding even more choice when it comes to content for our customers. As Verizon continues to lead the 5G revolution, customers will be able to subscribe to YouTube TV through Verizon and enjoy access and offers to the best content and experiences via partnerships with leading content providers. 

“Our network and technology leadership uniquely positions us to lead the content revolution, which centers around choice for our customers,” said Erin McPherson, head of content strategy and acquisition, Verizon. “As we pave the path forward on 5G, we’ll continue to bring our customers options and access to premium content by teaming up with the best providers in the industry and leveraging our network as-a service strategy. We were first in the world to bring commercial 5G to our customers and now another first on the content front as we offer our customers access to YouTube TV on whatever platform they choose.”

Verizon’s partnership with Google and YouTube TV will allow Verizon wireless mobility customers to stream their favorite content via YouTube TV on the largest, most reliable network, wireless 5G home customers to add premium content from YouTube TV to their internet bundle on a national scale, and Fios broadband customers to choose from even more options when it comes to content and services. Verizon will also offer unique, high-value YouTube TV promotions to customers across platforms.

"YouTube TV has become known for its best-in-class user experience that enhances the way users watch live TV today," said Heather Rivera, Global Head of Product Partnerships at YouTube. "With this partnership, we're making it simple and seamless for Verizon's customers to sign up to enjoy YouTube TV on-the-go on their mobile phones or tablets or at home on their big screen devices."

YouTube TV offers cable-free live TV that can be watched on any screen (phone, tablet, TV, computer) through a simple, best-in-class and hassle-free experience. It includes over 70 networks such as ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC plus popular cable networks like HGTV, Food Network, TNT, TBS, CNN, ESPN, FX and on-demand programming. A YouTube TV membership includes six accounts per household, each with its own unique recommendations and personal DVR with no storage space limits.

Learn more about Verizon’s wireless mobility service offerings, Verizon’s 5G Home service, and Verizon Fios. Customers can also access premium content through Verizon Media Group platforms, including Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports.

Media contacts:
Adria Tomaszewski
adria.tomaszewski@verizon.com
908.809.2382

Mariana De Felice
Marianadf@google.com
650.933.0470