06/19/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/19/2019 06:15
NEW YORK - Beginning June 24, The Weather Channel will be available to Verizon Fios TV customers1 on channel 611, giving customers even more options to keep them up-to-date on the latest severe weather in their communities.
'We are happy to bring Fios TV customers another trusted resource for weather information with the addition of The Weather Channel to our Fios lineup,' said Erin McPherson, Verizon's Head of Content Strategy, Acquisitions and Programming. 'Our customers are increasingly impacted by severe weather, and The Weather Channel will be a welcomed addition for our viewers,' she added.
'For nine consecutive years, The Weather Channel has been voted 'TV news brand of the year' and for 37 years has provided vital information to protect and save lives 24/7,' said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios. 'I am very proud to extend our partnership with Verizon by adding The Weather Channel, to the Fios TV channel lineup, as well as the renewal of the portfolio of Entertainment Studios Television networks.'
Fios TV will begin delivering The Weather Channel signal to its customers the week of June 24 on channel 611 and via the Fios TV app later this fall.
1 Available in all TV plans except the Local TV package.