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Fios Subs Get MSG GO Access

Streaming app available to telco's qualified customers 4/05/2017 3:33 PM Eastern

MSG Networks and Verizon Fios said Fios customers who get MSGN networks as part of their pay-TV package can now use the MSG GO live streaming and video-on-demand platform to watch live events and other programming. MSGN launched the app in late 2014, with Optimum as its first affiliate. Other affiliates are XfinityTV, RCN and Service Electric Broadband Cable. New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls games are shown on MSG networks.

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“We are pleased to expand our partnership with Verizon to provide Fios subscribers with access to live games of their favorite MSG Networks teams and our other award-winning content wherever they are,” Adam Levine, executive vice president, business affairs and distribution, MSG Networks, said in a release. “With NHL games now part of MSG GO, Fios subscribers receiving our networks will be able to enjoy an exciting end of the regular season, as well as our compelling post-season coverage.”

“With the addition of MSG GO, we will soon carry live streaming of each New York-area regional sports network giving our customers the ability to watch every local team both at home and on-the-go,” Ben Grad, executive director of content strategy and acquisition for Verizon, added in the release. “Partnerships like this fit right into Verizon’s strategy of giving our customers more creative and flexible ways to view all their favorite content including crucial live sports programming.”

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Subscribers with a supported smartphone or tablet can download the free “MSG GO” app by visiting the App Store or the Google Play store. On computers, customers may visit MSGGo.com.

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