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Verizon’s OTT service Go90 was launched late September 2015 as an ad-funded mobile-only offering pitched at Millennials. Its FiOS mobile app was launched in September 2010, delivering live TV to smartphones. Operations and figures: Verizon saw Q2 2016 revenues of $26.8 billion, down 5.4% from Q2 2015. Verizon FiOS has 4.6 million video subscribers as of Q2 2016, adding 72,000 subscribers in one year, but losing 41,000 from Q1. Verizon has not published subscriber data for its Go90 service, but the app app downloads were around 2 million at the end of 2015, but actual usage will be much less. Technology suppliers: UpLynk provides encoding, ABR streaming and security. From Intel Verizon acquired some video assets and the EdgeCast CDN…

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