Verizon Fios TV, Mediacom to launch Fox on Demand

MUMBAI: US broadcaster Fox has announced that Verizon Fios TV and Mediacom subscribers will have access to Fox on Demand (VOD), and both providers are scheduled to offer Fox‘s recently launched online authentication service.

Verizon has already launched Fox on Demand and Mediacom will be launching the service in the coming weeks. Fox on Demand offers viewers an opportunity to easily access and catch up with Fox content. Almost all Fox primetime programming, including ‘Glee‘, ‘Family Guy‘, ‘Bones‘, ‘Raising Hope‘ and ‘The Simpsons‘, is available for viewing on VOD the day after each episode airs and remains on the service for 28 days. This includes Fox‘s new series, such as ‘The X Factor‘, ‘New Girl‘ and ‘Terra Nova‘.

To watch new episodes of Fox shows online the day after each program‘s initial air date, subscribers will be able to visit or and log in with their subscriber user IDs and passwords. Verizon subscribers will also have access to the content on Currently, viewers who do not subscribe to a participating distributor will only be able to watch new episodes on the eighth day following each program‘s initial air date.
Fox VP distribution Oren Lieber said, "We want viewers who subscribe to participating pay television providers to have the most access possible to Fox programming. We‘re pleased that Verizon and Mediacom have recognised the value these services will provide in enhancing the products they offer to consumers."

Verizon VP of content strategy and acquisition Terry Denson said, "Fox programming is an important addition to both our VOD and online offerings. We continue to put the best content in the hands of our Fios TV customers, offering a convenient way to access Fox programming in more ways and more places - whether it‘s on the TV, online or on a mobile device."

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