For Verizon FiOS TV subscribers with Internet-connected televisions, an interactive widget with up-to-the-minute Olympics information, has been "extremely popular," with some 1.7 million launches, says Maitreyi Krishnaswamy, Verizon Director, FiOSTV in this interview with Beet.TV

She says the use of the widget is greater than the company's weather widget which had been the most popular.

3-D Olympics is Popular

Krishnaswamy, says that the Verizon's 3-D Olympics channel is quite popular but did not provide viewer numbers.

Andy Plesser