Verizon's FiOS TV picks up Longhorn Network
Verizon’s FiOS TV has signed up the Longhorn Network, with a scheduled Sept. 1 debut.
The Longhorn Network is devoted to sports programming and related activities at the University of Texas.
Under the national distribution agreement, FiOS TV Ultimate HD subscribers outside of Texas can watch the Longhorn Network on Channel 320. In Texas, FiOS TV Prime HD, Extreme HD and Ultimate HD subscribers can watch the network on Channels 79 (standard definition) and 579 (high definition).
Verizon said the Longhorn Network also will be available online “in the near future” -- on tablets and smartphones for fans with a Verizon FiOS TV plan.
“Verizon is the largest video service provider to date to announce the addition of the Longhorn Network to its channel lineup,” Verizon said.