Amazon Instant Video customers who own an Apple TV just got an easier way to watch online TV shows and movies they buy through the online retailer on their TV sets.
Comcast continues to make a big push in the app arena. According to Light Reading, the cable company has launched Family Point, an OTT family text messaging and calendar app for both iOS and Android-based smartphones.
Bell Canada has marshaled its wireless and wireline telecommunications capabilities to create a new application that expands TV viewing for subscribers with access to Android, iOS and BlackBerry devices via Wi-Fi or mobile connections.
Comcast has started testing a new iPad and iPhone application which allows subscribers to access programming from a cloud-based DVR.
Walt Disney Co. said Thursday that it signed a TV Everywhere authentication deal with Verizon which will give FiOS TV subscribers access to mobile video apps Watch ABC, Watch Disney Channel and a multiplatform product it is developing for ABC Family.
DirecTV has quietly rebranded a product that lets subscribers transfer programs stored on DVRs to laptops and Apple's iPad and iPhone as 'GenieGO.'
Time Warner Cable said it expanded out-of-home viewing capabilities to its TWC TV app for Android devices.
CBS Corp. said it bought a minority stake in Syncbak, an Iowa-based company that has been pitching broadcasters an authentication platform that could be used to stream local TV station programming to viewers on mobile devices.
Time Warner Cable said it'll launch an upgrade for its Apple iOS app on Wednesday that will allow subscribers to view live and video-on-demand programming from several networks outside the home.
Google said it is developing apps for Apple's iPad and iPhone that subscribers in the Kansas City area will be able to use to navigate live TV, video-on-demand and DVR programming on its Google Fiber TV service.