“Time Warner Cable Inc, the second-largest U.S. cable operator, is adding live out-of-home programming for the first time to its TWC TV application, letting customers watch shows on Apple Inc. mobile devices,” Alex Sherman reports for Bloomberg.
“Time Warner Cable will make as many as 11 live national news, sports and entertainment channels available outside the home starting at 10 a.m. New York tomorrow, according to Maureen Huff, a company spokeswoman,” Sherman reports. “They include the Big Ten Network, the Pac-12 Network, TV Guide Network and BBC America. In addition, customers will have access to some local channels, including NY1 for New Yorkers. The programming will be available for Apple’s iPad, iPad Mini [sic], iPhone and iPod iTouch [yeesh, double-sic].”
Sherman reports, “Time Warner Cable was the first company to bring live TV to the iPad inside the home in March 2011.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Ah, a crack in the ice!
(Hey, Andy, enjoy your blank screen. Use it to make sure your hat’s on straight or something – if you haven’t already traded it for an obviously-much-needed helmet.)
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Ellis D.” for the heads up.]
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