Verizon customers get AMC+ on us, adding to suite of entertainment perks offered

Buy a phone1 or sign up for Fios Home Internet2 to get up to 12 months of AMC+ on Verizon. Sign up to get early access to the final season of The Walking Dead.

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon is giving customers yet another way to enjoy their favorite shows and iconic series on America’s most reliable network³, adding AMC+ to an already unrivaled slate of entertainment options Verizon customers can select to enjoy at no added cost. Starting today, new Fios customers at all speeds, or customers who purchase a smartphone on a new line with select Verizon Unlimited plans, can receive up to 12 months of AMC+ — the streaming home of hit shows like The Walking Dead and exclusive content from Shudder, Sundance Now, IFC Films and BBC America — on us.

“Enhancing the way that fans enjoy their beloved content is at the center of what we do at Verizon,” says Erin McPherson, Head of Content Partnerships at Verizon. “Adding up to 12 months of AMC+ on us to our robust set of content offerings is just one more way we’re able to give our customers unique experiences, like getting to see the new season of the iconic AMC show, The Walking Dead, and the wealth of other acclaimed content that AMC+ offers, all on us.”

AMC+ delivers early access to its original content, so eligible Verizon customers will soon be able to see the final season of The Walking Dead premiere on AMC+ on August 15, one week before it appears on television. Only Verizon offers new home Internet or select wireless customers 12 months of AMC+ so fans can watch epic shows and award-winning series at no additional cost.

"Verizon has been a great and valued partner over the years, and we are pleased to now extend that partnership to our new premium streaming bundle, AMC+," said Josh Reader, president of distribution and development for AMC Networks (Nasdaq: AMCX). "Over the last year, we have seen tremendous interest in AMC+ from consumers and our distribution partners, and the launch of this new partnership with Verizon couldn't be better timed, with the premiere of the 11th and final season of The Walking Dead later this month and a truly spectacular lineup of original programming coming later this year and in 2022."

AMC+ on us with Verizon Unlimited on your mobile account

Starting today, Verizon customers who purchase one of our best 5G phones with a device payment plan can get up to 12 months AMC+ streaming on us1.

  • When activating a new line, a new or existing Verizon customer who purchases one of our best 5G phones with a device payment plan on a Play More, Do More, or Get More Unlimited plan gets 12 months of AMC+ streaming on us.
  • A new customer who purchases one of our best 5G phones on a Start Unlimited plan gets six months of AMC+ streaming on us.
  • When upgrading to one of our best 5G phones on the same line, existing customers on Verizon Unlimited plans get six months of AMC+ streaming on us.
    Learn more at www.verizon.com/smartphones.

AMC+ on us for Verizon Fios Customers

Starting today, new Verizon Fios customers who sign up for one of the new Mix & Match on Fios home Internet plans — with no data caps and no annual contracts — get 12 months of AMC+ streaming on us (then $8.99/mo after)2.

  • Customers who sign up for Fios Gigabit may also be eligible for other perks of Fios, including a free Samsung Chromebook4, Verizon Whole-Home Wi-Fi for getting better coverage in more areas of your home, and 2TB of Verizon Cloud storage.

Learn more at GetFios.com. Sign up for Verizon Fios and wireless plans and you’ll be eligible for additional monthly savings.  

Verizon customers get hours of entertainment on AMC+

AMC+ is a premium streaming bundle that delivers popular shows and critically-acclaimed original programming from AMC, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV, as well as the complete library of even more entertainment from Shudder, Sundance Now and IFC Films Unlimited.

Verizon customers who sign up for an eligible plan will get a central source for premium entertainment with original shows and fan favorites like Mad Men, Rectify, Orphan Black, Portlandia, Hell on Wheels, NOS4A2 and series from The Walking Dead universe, among many others. The service also offers a growing slate of original and exclusive series including Gangs of London, The North Water, The Beast Must Die, The Salisbury Poisonings, Cold Courage, Spy City, Too Close, and the forthcoming drama Kin.

1 AMC+ 12-month subscription available for customers activating a new Verizon Smartphone with a Device Payment Plan on a new Get More, Do More, or Play More unlimited line on a postpaid Verizon consumer account; 6 month subscription for activating on other select postpaid unlimited plans. Verizon will email redemption instructions within one week of phone activation. Customers must create an AMC+ account, and redeem code on AMC+ website w/30 days after delivery of email. This is a promotional code and is not for resale, has no cash value, and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Unless otherwise stated, offer cannot be combined with other offers and is not transferable. Additional terms and restrictions apply.

2 Offer avail. thru 2.10.22. Must install eligible Fios services and redeem offer w/in 60 days of installation date, or by no later than 2.10.22, whichever is first. After the 12-month promo period ends, your AMC+ subscription will auto-renew at $8.99/mo. on your Verizon bill unless you cancel w/ Verizon. Cancel any time. One offer per eligible Verizon account.

3. Claim based on the RootMetrics® US, state, and metro RootScore® Reports: 2H 2013-1H 2021. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on 3 mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon.

4 Offer available 7.22.21-9.21.21. Must install and maintain eligible Fios services in good standing for 65 days and redeem offer w/in 60 days thereafter, or by no later than 2.21.22. We reserve the right to charge back the value of the Samsung promotional device if eligible service is canceled w/in 180 days. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000, and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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Andrew Kameka
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Jeannine Brew Braggs
jeannine.brew@verizon.com


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