Mobile giant Verizon Communications (VZ) - Get Report has been in talks to secure the streaming rights from owners of TV networks in order to launch a live TV service online, sources told Bloomberg.

The plan is to begin selling packages with dozens of channels this summer. The service would be independent from Verizon's FiOS TV offer and would be its first move into the live, over the Internet TV market. Verizon had previously launched go90, a streaming video service similar to YouTube that was aimed at teens.

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