Verizon Fios1 to broadcast George Mason basketball live

Verizon’s FiOS1 local TV channel will produce its first live
broadcast on Feb. 20 when it telecasts the Division 1 NCAA men’s college
basketball game between the George Mason University Patriots and the
University of Delaware Blue Hens. Coverage of the
game, at the
Center on the campus of
begins at 9 p.m. FiOS1, Verizon’s first local TV channel in the
United States,
already televises local professional and college sports.
“Verizon’s FiOS1 is committed to delivering content
that touches lives and shows our commitment to communities,” said Michelle
Webb, executive producer and general manager of FiOS1. “We’re proud to
bring our customers live coverage of a critical matchup, as
University and the
University of Delaware
battle on the court in this CAA conference rematch. We look forward to bringing
our customers more great matchups throughout the year.”
George Mason Athletic Director Tom O’Connor said,
“Verizon FiOS is a new, innovative player in the market of sports broadcasting,
and we are thrilled to be part of their first live sports broadcast. They share
the same philosophy as we do at Mason, which is a commitment to the

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