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What do you think of Verizon FiOS TV dropping The Weather Channel?

What do you think of Verizon FiOS TV dropping The Weather Channel?

Verizon says it has not renewed its agreement to carry The Weather Channel on its FiOS TV service, and instead will carry the AccuWeather Network. AccuWeather, which is used by more than 1,700 radio and TV outlets across the country, will be on FiOS TV Channel 119/619 and in a new mobile app launched Tuesday, a company statement says. Subscribers will also be able to get local weather through the "WeatherBug" application on Channel 49 and by pressing the widget button on the FiOS TV remote. "Our desire to reduce overall content costs certainly played a role in the decision to not renew a carriage deal with TWC," Verizon spokesman Bob Elek said in an email. "But...

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