At CES, this week in Las Vegas, it has come to bare that Verizon is working on a couple of new services that will see the carrier once again trying to grow its business beyond basic broadband and mobile connectivity.

Verizon will be, competing with the likes of Amazon and other tech companies, as well as other OTT players.

It has been revealed that it’s also working on a connected home product, a platform for residential customers to help managed things like smart lights, heating and alarm systems.

Verizon has however withheld information concerning the price of the product and it’s launch.

There have been earlier reports of Verizon working on a new video service.

However,the service will see Verizon focus on packaging video content in “channels” that could take the form of standalone apps, which would be distributed beyond the company’s FiOS broadband service.