New Jersey State High School Football All-Star Games to Air
on Verizon's FiOS1, Exclusively for New Jersey Customers
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - June 7, 2012 -
Replays of the New Jersey High School Football All-Star
Games will air exclusively on FiOS1, Channel 1, on Verizon
The East vs. West All-Star Game, to be played on June 11 at
Robinson Stadium in East Orange, will air on June 15 at
7:30 p.m. The North vs. South All-Star Game, to be
played June 25 at Kean University in Union, will air on
June 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Both games also will be available from Verizon's FiOS
TV video-on-demand service in the FiOS1 Local Zone folder.
All FiOS1 viewers in central and northern New Jersey will
have access to the exclusive coverage, made possible
through a partnership between Verizon's FiOS1 and
"FiOS1 will allow fans of high school football to see
some of the top high school athletes showcased during the
all-star games," said Orlando Martinez, FiOS1's
director of local sports programming. "Bringing
our FiOS TV customers exclusive high school sports
programming like this on FiOS1 is a good example of why our
customers continue to enjoy a broad range of programming
choices and superior picture quality they can get from a
provider like Verizon."
FiOS1 is part of FiOS TV's broad collection of
programming featuring more than 540 all-digital channels
including more than 140 high-definition channels and 35,000
monthly video-on-demand titles. FiOS TV also provides
next-generation interactive services including an advanced
interactive media guide; social network, news and
entertainment widgets; remote DVR management via broadband
or mobile phones,
Flex View; and more.
FiOS TV is delivered over Verizon's all-fiber-optic
network, which brings the power and capacity of fiber
optics directly into homes and business and has
industry-leading quality and reliability. The
all-fiber network also offers FiOS Internet service, which
delivers downstream speeds of up to 150 megabits per second
(Mbps) and upstream speeds of up to 35 Mbps, as well as
high-quality voice services.
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