Advanced Television

Verizon powers Hearst’s online news

June 15, 2016

Verizon Digital Media Services, part of AOL, has announced that it now powers live and on-demand online news streams along with news clip syndication for all Hearst Television station applications. Verizon’s end-to-end digital media platform has been seamlessly integrated into the broadcast playout systems of 26 local news stations, enabling an integrated workflow for reaching viewers on mobile phones, tablets and connected devices.

“We are excited to work with Hearst Television to enable millions of online viewers to have instantaneous access to the latest local newscasts and news clips in real-time, no matter where they are,” said Bob Toohey, president of Verizon Digital Media Services. “With more and more viewers opting to consume content on mobile devices, we are pleased that local news consumers will be able to enjoy anytime, anywhere access to Hearst news content.”

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