Verizon Video Customers Get Choice Seat to Premier Green Bay-Dallas NFL Matchup
Game Offered to Customers of Verizon FiOS TV and DIRECTV Through Verizon; Verizon Broadband Customers Get One-of-a-kind NFL Network Game Extra
Consumers who subscribe to Verizon FiOS TV or to DIRECTV through Verizon have a choice seat for Thursday nightís much-anticipated matchup between the NFL teams with the best record in the National Football Conference -- the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys.
Verizon offers the NFL Network, which will broadcast the game nationally on Thursday night, at no extra charge as part of its standard (Premier) service package, as will DIRECTV from Verizon.
The game, which most cable companies wonít carry and for which others charge extra, also is available online to Verizon video customers who subscribe to Verizon broadband - FiOS Internet or Verizon High Speed Internet - and offers features not found elsewhere.
Viewers of the NFL Network Game Extra online broadcast will have access to alternate camera angles and live audio feeds and have the ability to view one of four camera angles, or all four angles simultaneously.
Other features include: online chats with other NFL Network Game Extra viewers during the live games; game statistics, highlights and drive-chart simulations during the games; on-demand video highlights of the games; and special events such as college bowl games and college all-star games including the Insight Bowl, Texas Bowl and Senior Bowl. Customers can view the series of online broadcasts anywhere in the world through any broadband-connected computer.
Verizon provides the NFL Network TV channel to subscribers of its 200-channel, all-digital FiOS TV Premier - Verizonís standard TV package -- on channel 72 in standard definition and 828 in high definition. The channel also is available through DIRECTV from Verizon in both standard and high definition.
To access the new, online NFL Network programming and content, customers will log onto their Verizon consumer broadband accounts and visit verizon.net/nfl
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