Time Warner Cable Enhances iPad Experience with TWCable TV™ 2.0 LaunchThursday, July 7th, 2011
NEW YORK — Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced the launch of the TWCable TV™ 2.0 for the Apple iPad®. TWCable TV™ 2.0 includes a variety of brand new features including over 100 live channels, an enhanced program guide, remote DVR manager, and the ability to change channels on your set-top box from your iPad. Now you can watch even more of your favorite networks on your iPad from any room in the home. This free feature is available to video customers with broadband Internet service.
Features on TWCable TV™ 2.0 include:
- Interactive Program Guide – view program listings for up to 7 days, set favorite channels and more
- Remote control of the set-top box – use your iPad as a remote control by choosing a program from the Interactive Program Guide and tuning the set top box to the selected channel
- Remote DVR Manager – use your iPad to schedule and manage upcoming recordings
“Our customers have made the TWCable TV™ app an overwhelming success, with over 600,000 downloads to date. Now they will enjoy an even better experience, with the ability to use the iPad as a remote control and to program and manage their DVRs using the iPad,” said Time Warner Cable Executive Vice President and Chief Video and Content Officer Melinda Witmer. “This is another step forward in our plans to make any screen in your home function as a television.”
Customers can download TWCable TV™ 2.0 from the App StoreSM, launch it, log in and scroll through the channel lineup to select preferred programming. Interactive program guide, channel tuning and DVR management features require a compatible cable box or DVR.
For a complete channel lineup and more information on the app, please visit the Time Warner Cable Untangled blog at www.twcableuntangled.com.