The Disney-owned ESPN says an a la carte subscription plan would violate contracts.
The move is further evidence of a potentially dramatic shift in the way television programming is being offered to customers.
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Verizon pins down rights for content from the parent of MTV and Comedy Central, after its CEO said the company plans to launch a wireless TV service next year.
The goal is to appeal to customers who need to upload videos, photos, and other bandwidth-consuming content.
Like its Xbox 360 companion app, the FiOS app for Xbox One allows users with Verizon's cable and Internet service to stream 74 live channels.
The deal will allow customers subscribing to both Verizon Wireless and a triple-play Fios service to get $20 off their monthly bills.
Verizon reaches a deal with the chipmaker, Amazon may ship items before you even order them, and HP brings back Windows 7.
US Cellular beats out Verizon as a wireless provider, while Verizon's Fios scores highest among Internet providers. Nintendo takes the top slot for consumer electronics, edging Apple.
Verizon Communications' chief marketing officer Mike Ritter says prices for new tiers of Fios broadband service, which effectively doubled speeds, will go up. But consumers will have more flexibility in creating bundles with video service, he adds.