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“As content becomes more
mobile and people want
to consumer in different
Neil Smit said
in a statement. "It’s
all about discovery and
getting the content to
where people want to
How would Viewdini work? The app user would type in a a show, let's say, Mad Men, and the app would search all available online services to see if Mad Men episodes are available for instant viewing. To watch the shows on one of the streaming services, the user would have to be a subscriber to that service, such as Netflix or Hulu.
Viewdini is clearly designed to boost streaming video usage, particularly on mobile devices, which in turn would boost Verizon's profits. However, streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu could also see a boost in subscriptions if the app becomes popular.
The app will be free, but users will have to pay for the streaming video subscriptions.
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