Time Warner Cable is making 10 live television networks available for viewing out of the home on its iOS app, plus on demand TV shows and movies from 26 networks. Users can view Live TV from any Wi-Fi connection, and over Verizon 3G and 4G connections if they have Verizon.
Previously, Time Warner customers could watch hundreds of channels on their iOS devices in their home, but the live TV watcalign centere the home is new. Supported live channels include BBC America, Big Ten Network, Fox News Channel, Fox Business, and the Pac-12 Network, plus NY1 for New York City-based customers.
“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.”
Time Warner Cable and Viacom were previously engaged in a lawsuit over TWC's online streaming of Viacom channels to its customers, but it was settled more than a year ago.