Time Warner Cable Adds Out-of-Home Viewing to TWC TV App
Customers Can Watch Over 1,100 Hours Of On Demand Programming and Live TV On The Go
New York, NY April 16, 2013 – In its ongoing commitment to deliver content that customers can enjoy anytime, anywhere, Time Warner Cable will launch select Video On Demand and live programming outside the home on the new update to the popular TWC TV app for iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod iTouch tomorrow at 10 AM EST. The programming is accessible over any WiFi connection.
TWC TV content is now available while away from their home and features over 1,100 hours of On Demand TV shows and movies from 26 top-rated networks and up to 11 live TV news, sports and entertainment channels. The offering includes Time Warner Cable local news, traffic and weather channels NY1, NY1 Noticias, YNN and News 14. Customers can now watch a selection of their favorite shows on the go. This update to TWC TV also improves the user experience of the live TV mini-guide with the introduction of new filtering and sorting features for the 200-plus live channels available to watch in the home.
“We were the first provider to bring live television to the iPad in the home,” said Mike Angus, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Video for Time Warner Cable. “Since then, we’ve increased the number of platforms and devices on which our customers can watch live television, and added thousands of hours of Video On Demand programming at no additional cost. The release of this TWC TV update is the next natural step towards our goal of giving customers even more of the content they love on every screen.”
TWC TV is available at no additional cost to Time Warner Cable Video subscribers. Channel line-ups vary by market and depend on the video subscription package to which a customer subscribes. A Time Warner Cable authorized modem is still required for in-home access to the complete TWC TV line-up. In home viewing of the app is available on Apple iOS, Android devices running release 4.0 or higher, PCs and Macs via www.TWCTV.com, and Roku Streaming Players via the TWC TV channel.
A full list of available channels can be found on the TWC TV about page.
More information is available on the Time Warner Cable Untangled blog at www.twcableuntangled.com.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available atwww.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.
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