Verizon (VZ) says it will allow its FiOS TV customers to watch programs on tablet computers like...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Verizon (VZ) says it will allow its FiOS TV customers to watch programs on tablet computers like the iPad (AAPL) and mobile devices like the BlackBerry (RIMM) by the end of the year, at no extra charge. The company has committed $23B to FiOS as its home-phone business declines; the moves are in line with "TV everywhere" strategies followed by rivals AT&T (T), Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Comcast (CMCSA).