Time Warner Cable to offer TWC TV app for Xbox 360Friday, June 28th, 2013
TWC TV™ on Xbox 360 to Give Time Warner Cable Customers a New Entertainment Experience
NEW YORK — Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced an agreement with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) that will open the door to a new viewing experience for Time Warner Cable customers. In the upcoming months, the TWC TV™ app will be available on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system.
Time Warner Cable video subscribers who are Xbox Live Gold members will be able to watch up to 300 live TV channels through their Xbox 360. Customers can easily download the TWC TV app on the Xbox 360 and begin watching instantly.
“We are thrilled to partner with Microsoft in expanding the many ways our customers already connect to the content they love through TWC TV,” said Mike Angus, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Video for Time Warner Cable. “We look forward to introducing TWC TV to Xbox 360 and providing customers with this new viewing experience within the home. We are very excited about Microsoft’s vision for entertainment and the vast possibilities Xbox offers.”
“TWC TV is a significant addition to Xbox 360, bringing our customers their favorite entertainment in one place–enhanced TV experience, games, movies, music, sports and entertainment apps,” said Blair Westlake, corporate vice president, Media & Entertainment Group at Microsoft. “Our partnership with TWC enhances all that is available on Xbox 360 today, which will we continue expand. We’re thrilled to offer TWC TV to U.S. Xbox Live members and Time Warner Cable subscribers.”
The TWC TV app will be available for download at no additional cost in the Xbox Live Marketplace. Channel line-ups vary by market and depend on the video subscription package to which a customer subscribes.
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