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Verizon opens Widget Bazaar on FiOS TV

July 15, 2009

US telco Verizon has launched the Widget Bazaar applications store as part of its ‘FiOS TV’ service – which includes a Facebook and Twitter widgets, and Internet Video on TV.

The company also plans to offer an open development platform to permit developers to write interactive FiOS TV applications that will be available through the Widget Bazaar. The addition of Internet Video on TV will allow users to search and view a variety of online videos on their TV screens from a number of providers, including Veoh and Dailymotion.

The new Widget Bazaar applications marketplace, located within FiOS TV’s Interactive Media Guide, is launching with free Facebook, Twitter and ESPN Fantasy Football Widgets.

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