BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced that select programming from the network is now available on Verizon Video from Verizon Wireless. Verizon Wireless customers can view video of Outdoor Channel's greatest hunting, fishing and other outdoor adventures while on the go.
Season after season, Outdoor Channel airs action-packed shows that capture the excitement of the great outdoors by taking viewers on the best adventures to the most incredible destinations through the eyes of esteemed talent and renowned celebrities. Full episodes from the following series are available on Verizon Video: "Hunt Masters," "Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures," "Jim Zumbo Outdoors," "Primos TRUTH About Hunting," "Shooting Gallery," "Shooting USA," "The Crush with Lee & Tiffany" and "Ultimate Match Fishing: All-Stars."
"As the leader in the outdoor entertainment space, Outdoor Channel continues to identify growth opportunities to share the great outdoors with a broader audience across the variety of platforms available through our distribution partners," said Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor Channel. "Our popular content is already available through top cable, satellite and telco providers, and we're thrilled to expand our offerings with Verizon Video, allowing Verizon Wireless subscribers to further enjoy the great outdoors on their mobile devices."
"Wireless technology continues to become more integrated into our daily lives and avid Outdoor Channel fans expect to replicate their home viewing experience on the go," said Randy Brown, Executive Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Outdoor Channel. "We are excited to expand our existing Verizon relationship to provide our content to viewers exactly when they want it."
Verizon Video offers Verizon Wireless customers access to current TV episodes, live streaming of major sporting and news events, and a high-quality video experience, powered by the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.
Verizon Video is now available to download from Android Market™ on select 4G LTE and 3G smartphones as well as under the V CAST Video brand on additional handsets. Verizon Video requires a $10 monthly subscription or customers can try the app for a 24-hour period for $3. A data package is required, and the download and use of Verizon Video incurs data usage and will be billed according to the customer's data package. For more information about Verizon Video, go to http://www.verizonwireless.com/video.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America's leading and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. also owns and operates the SkyCam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information, please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.
SOURCE Verizon Wireless