Rutgers vs. WVU Women's Basketball Game to Air Live on FiOS1, Exclusively for New Jersey Customers

Verizon FiOS TV customers in central and northern New Jersey can watch the Rutgers University women's basketball team take on No. 19-ranked West Virginia University on Saturday (Feb. 26).  The game will air live from Rutgers' Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, exclusively on FiOS1, Channel 1 on Verizon FiOS TV.  Coverage begins at 2 p.m.

"Fans of women's basketball can watch the Scarlet Knights take on the Mountaineers in a Big East showdown, only on FiOS TV," said Orlando Martinez, FiOS1's director of local sports programming.  "With sports programming like this available on FiOS1, FiOS TV offers consumers a broad range of programming choices and superior picture quality from Verizon, providing voice, broadband and entertainment services over an advanced, all-fiber-optic network straight to consumers' homes."

FiOS1 is part of FiOS TV's broad collection of programming, featuring more than 520 all-digital channels including up to 140 HD channels and 19,000 monthly video-on-demand titles.  FiOS also provides next-generation interactive services including an advanced interactive media guide; social networking, news and entertainment widgets; remote DVR management via broadband or cell phone; and more.

For more information on FiOS1, visit www.fios1news.com.  For the latest news, updates and information about FiOS TV, visit www.verizon.com/newscenter and http://www.verizon.com/athomeblog.

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