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.
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.
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 service will bundle around 75 channels and initially be available to PS3 and PS4 owners before expanding to other devices.
Verizon is dubbing the day before Thanksgiving "Connection Day" and has a slate of gifts prepared for all wireless consumers -- not just Verizon customers.
The next-day-TV site refreshes its content deal with Viacom, which will keep "Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" streaming and add cult faves like "Ren & Stimpy" and "Invader Zim."
The carrier still managed to post strong customer growth, again driven largely by an increase in tablet sales.
CBS fires up its own digital subscription service called All Access for $5.99 a month, offering the ability to stream local CBS stations live in 14 big US markets plus a library of its shows.