“Cablevision Systems Corp is launching an app for customers using its Optimum package to watch television on their iPads at home,” Xavier Briand reports for Reuters.
“The service, available at no extra charge, will allow the cable operator’s more than 3 million customers to watch some 300 channels, search programing by genre and enable customers to record programs,” Briand reports. “The move by New York-based Cablevision comes weeks after Time Warner Cable launched its own iPad app in mid-March.”
Briand reports, “The Time Warner version allows users to watch live programing from 32 networks so long as they are at home using their Wi-Fi network.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Now, watch the cease and desist orders fly!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “ob1spyker” for the heads up.]
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