CNN and HLN’s complete 24-hour television networks will
be streamed live on CNN.com, the CNN App for iPad and the CNN App for iPhone
and iPod touch beginning July 18.
CNN Worldwide is the first news organization to stream
its linear television channels online and on mobile devices to consumers who
subscribe to a multi-channel video service. Simultaneous to this launch,
CNN.com has debuted its new video experience, which seamlessly integrates live
network TV into a larger and higher-quality video player, capable of delivering
“A principal goal for CNN is to make more of our
content available to more people on more platforms, and CNN’s participation in
the TV Everywhere initiative is another step forward in that effort. We have
long believed that our growth depends on keeping CNN essential and relevant to
consumers wherever they are,” said Jim Walton, president, CNN Worldwide.
“CNN is taking a significant step forward by
offering live CNN and HLN TV to our audiences whether they are on their couches
at home or have their toes in the sand on the beach,” said KC
Estenson, general manager, CNN Digital.
“The 10 million users who have downloaded CNN’s
mobile apps and the tens of millions of people who get the latest news and
information from CNN.com every day will soon be able to watch CNN TV on every
device they have.” Estenson added.
CNN.com’s new video experience offers a cinematic player
that optimizes the video quality for a user based on their Internet connection,
with the capability of delivering HD quality. Video can be “squeezed
back” to allow a user to browse through curated CNN video collections and
TV show clips without leaving the video experience.
In addition to the live streams of CNN’s networks, the
video experience will continue to offer up to four live streams of breaking
news and events, original video series and on-demand video clips with related
CNN and HLN show information.
By Telecomlead.com Team