If you are a Verizon Fios customer, chances are you’ve had an email sent to you about a change to your channel lineup. Starting March 15,2012, Funimation will no longer be offered as a channel due to what has been cited as Low viewership. This is yet another blow in the recent string of events that impacts the anime community as a whole. One perk of being a Fios customer for me was the fact that I got the Funimation channel, because for someone like me who is still new to the anime community it was how I kept up with what was available out there. I’m sure I’m not alone in that regard either.
At the moment, it’s not known if there wil be a replacement source for anime on the fios networks, it doesn’t look very likely though sadly