Certain Verizon smartphone and tablet users to get exclusive AOL portal starting this summer

By: Infocellular
Verizon customers with Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices have something to look forward to this summer. That is when the AOL.com portal will be made available to Big Red customers on an exclusive basis. The AOL.com portal will provide users with the recently revamped AOL.com homepage. The portal will offer breaking news, weather and maps and will also offer personalized content.

Verizon customers gaining access to AOL.com will find the portal providing them with streaming events and popular videos. The AOL.com portal will start to appear shortly, bookmarked on the default browser loaded on participating Verizon models.

"We are always looking to reimagine how AOL delivers high quality content across multiple devices. This arrangement with an industry leader -- Verizon Wireless -- helps us deliver digital experiences, at scale, to millions of consumers in innovative ways."-Chris Grosso, GM, AOL Homepages
source: BusinessWire via AndroidCentral
Press Release NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOL (NYSE: AOL) announced today a content distribution partnership that will bring the AOL.com portal to Verizon Wireless smartphones and certain tablets running the Android, Windows Mobile and RIM operating systems. It is the first time that AOL will be the exclusive provider of the VZW Home mobile web portal on smartphones and tablets for the nation’s largest wireless carrier.

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