Verizon Announces Changes To Its Cable TV Service

April 17, 2015 8:29 PM

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Today, Verizon became the latest company to respond to the changing ways we're watching television. Verizon announced its customers will soon be able to buy pared-down versions of its FiOS TV offerings for less money. NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports this is part of the evolution towards more consumer choice in video.

YUKI NOGUCHI, BYLINE: The top-end plan offered by FiOS today includes over 420 channels. But according to a Nielsen survey last year, the average TV consumer generally watches only 17 channels. So, Verizon is revamping its offering into what it calls Custom TV. This service is not an a la carte offe...

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