With the success of cord cutting everyone is rushing to get a share of this fast-growing market. Verizon is now planning to release a streaming player called Stream TV, according to an FCC filing spotted by ZatznotFunny.com. This new device will include remote control, HDMI port, and ethernet.
Verizon officially walked away from plans to launch a streaming service last year. Earlier this month Verizon Fios started to sell YouTube TV. It is reported that Verizon Wireless will also start selling YouTube TV sometime this year.
It is very possible that this will be an Android TV device that will let Verizon customers watch YouTube TV on their TV. This will allow Verizon to not only sell wireless phone services, but also TV services to its phone customers that they can watch on their mobile devices and TVs. At this time though, that is just speculation.
From the sounds of it, this could be very similar to Comcast’s streaming player they recently launched earlier this year.
Here is a drawing of the device in the documents from the FCC filing:
Here is the FCC label for Stream TV listed in the FCC listing:
This is breaking news we will post more as we learn more.
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