Cablevision Gets Fox TV Affiliate App12 Feb, 2014 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Cablevision, the New York-based cable operator with 2.8 million subscribers, now has access to the Fox 5 NY app. This means subscribers who receive Fox as part of their Optimum TV package can access the broadcaster’s live stream of select shows on their iOS or Android mobile device anywhere in the New York Tri-State area where
WNYW is broadcast.
Available programs include “Good Day New York,” “Fox 5 News” at 5, 6, and 10 as well as “Wendy Williams,” and “Dr. Oz,” among other Fox shows.
“Optimum TV to Go’s extensive line-up provides our customers with remarkable mobility and significantly extends when and how they catch their favorite shows,” Bradley Feldman, SVP of video product management for Cablevision, said in a statement.
Optimum customers who also subscribe to Optimum Online high-speed Internet service can access Optimum TV to Go services when away from home by using Optimum Wi-Fi’s myriad hotspots, which are available across Cablevision’s Tri-State service area.
“We are truly excited to enter into this partnership with Optimum TV and give Fox 5 viewers exactly what they have been clamoring for — the ability to access their favorite news, sports and entertainment programming everywhere they go,” Lew Leone, WNYW Fox 5 VP and GM, said in a statement.