Verizon Launches New FiOS TV Bundled Package With the Best Spanish- and English-Language Channels

Verizon on Monday (April 19) introduced its newest bundled package for customers who enjoy television programming in Spanish and in English.  The La Conexión FiOS triple-play bundle contains Verizon's FiOS TV, FiOS Internet and phone service starting at $89.99 per month,* with the price guaranteed for two years.

"Hispanic consumers who want the most popular TV channels in their native language as well as in English, along with Verizon's super-fast FiOS Internet and unlimited calling, will love the newly launched La Conexión FiOS triple-play bundle package," said Oscar Madrid, director of multicultural marketing for Verizon.  "Customers get the most for their money, with great savings as well as the best viewing experience, with the most popular Spanish-language channels - all from Verizon FiOS."

FiOS TV's La Conexión triple-play bundle provides customers with more than 175 music, sports, movie and local channels, including Telemundo, Univision and Telefutura.  Additionally, the package includes the best in-language family programming, including Disney En Español and Discovery Familia.

The La Conexión bundle also includes FiOS Internet with speeds of up to 15 megabits per second (Mbps) download and up to 5 Mbps upload, and Verizon phone service with unlimited nationwide residential calling.  Customers can easily add one of Verizon's popular international calling plans for more savings on calls overseas or even add Verizon Wireless service.

As an added bonus, customers who order their package online at www.verizon.com/espanol will receive an additional $5 savings a month for a total of $120 with a two-year agreement.  Also, new subscribers to Verizon's La Conexión FiOS TV triple-play bundled $89.99 package who get FiOS TV's Home Media DVR will get the Home Media DVR free for six months. 

Customers can use the Home Media DVR to record programming that can be viewed on up to six additional TV sets throughout the home.  The multi-room DVR also enables customers to access their photos, videos and music, plus search for and enjoy online videos from blip.tv, Dailymotion and Veoh - all from the comfort of their living room, only on FiOS TV. 

FiOS TV offers a broad collection of programming, with more than 565 all-digital channels including up to 140 HD channels and 18,000 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.

Among the major sports events available on FiOS TV are the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer matches, starting June 11.

"You do not want to miss out on these highly anticipated matches," said Madrid.  "With 100 percent digital quality on every channel and incredible picture-and-sound quality, you'll feel like you're on the sideline with your favorite players."

For more information on FiOS TV's La Conexión bundled packages, visit www.verizon.com/espanol or click on "Espanol" located on the top right-hand side of Verizon's main Web site, www.verizon.com.  For customer-service assistance in Spanish, customers can call 800-VERIZON (800-837-4966) and press '2.'

* Price requires two-year agreement and does not include taxes and fees.

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