New Jersey State High School Football All-Star Games to Air on Verizon's FiOS1, Exclusively for New Jersey Customers

Replays of the New Jersey High School Football All-Star Games will air exclusively on FiOS1, Channel 1, on Verizon FiOS TV.

The East vs. West All-Star Game, to be played on June 11 at Robinson Stadium in East Orange, will air on June 15 at 7:30 p.m.  The North vs. South All-Star Game, to be played June 25 at Kean University in Union, will air on June 28 at 7:30 p.m. 

Both games also will be available from Verizon's FiOS TV video-on-demand service in the FiOS1 Local Zone folder.

All FiOS1 viewers in central and northern New Jersey will have access to the exclusive coverage, made possible through a partnership between Verizon's FiOS1 and NJ.com/Star-Ledger.

"FiOS1 will allow fans of high school football to see some of the top high school athletes showcased during the all-star games," said Orlando Martinez, FiOS1's director of local sports programming.  "Bringing our FiOS TV customers exclusive high school sports programming like this on FiOS1 is a good example of why our customers continue to enjoy a broad range of programming choices and superior picture quality they can get from a provider like Verizon."

FiOS1 is part of FiOS TV's broad collection of programming featuring more than 540 all-digital channels including more than 140 high-definition channels and 35,000 monthly video-on-demand titles.  FiOS TV also provides next-generation interactive services including an advanced interactive media guide; social network, news and entertainment widgets; remote DVR management via broadband or mobile phones, Flex View; and more.

FiOS TV is delivered over Verizon's all-fiber-optic network, which brings the power and capacity of fiber optics directly into homes and business and has industry-leading quality and reliability.  The all-fiber network also offers FiOS Internet service, which delivers downstream speeds of up to 150 megabits per second (Mbps) and upstream speeds of up to 35 Mbps, as well as high-quality voice services.

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