Verizon Adds Pittsburgh Penguins Content on FiOS TV Video on Demand

Verizon's FiOS TV customers in the area now have free, on-demand access to Pittsburgh Penguins game highlights, player interviews, PensTV programming and exclusive behind-the-scenes features, with the addition of Pittsburgh Penguins content on FiOS TV Video on Demand.

"The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of the NHL's most electrifying teams and they have some of the game's best players, like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Marc-Andre Fleury," said Toby Frank, director of regional marketing for Verizon.  "We are thrilled to offer our customers anytime access to a variety of Penguins programming on FiOS TV Video on Demand and to give them an exciting new way to follow the Pens."

Pittsburgh Penguins Video on Demand on FiOS TV includes PensTV features, in-game videos that appear on the video scoreboard at the CONSOL Energy Center; team press conferences and pre- and post-game interviews with players and coaches; and full episodes of "Inside Penguins Hockey."

In addition, Verizon FiOS TV customers who subscribe to HBO have on-demand access to the HBO series, "24/7: Road to the Winter Classic," which followed the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals in the run-up to the big game on New Year's Day.

FiOS TV offers consumers a broad range of programming choices and superior picture quality from Verizon, the only company in Pittsburgh providing voice, broadband and entertainment services over an advanced, all-fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes and businesses.

Verizon's FiOS TV service offers a broad collection of all-digital programming, with more than 520 total channels, including 134 high-definition channels in the Pittsburgh area.  FiOS TV also offers more than 19,000 video-on-demand titles each month, including 3,300 in high definition, as well as next-generation interactive services including an advanced interactive media guide; social networking, news and entertainment widgets; remote DVR management via broadband or select mobile phones; and more.  

Consumers who want to obtain more information about Verizon products and services or to place orders can call 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966) or visit www.verizon.com/fiostv.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving more than 93 million customers nationwide.  Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 195,000 and last year generated consolidated revenues of more than $107 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.