Cox already debuted its live TV streaming app on iOS and Android, and now it's ready for computers. Available as a downloadable app for Windows and OS X, it offers access to 90 cable TV channels, but still has the same restriction as the mobile version in that it only works when the user is at home. Also as usual, users will need the right mix of cable TV and internet packages for access, check for details after the break.
Cox Communications Offers Live Streaming Access to PC and Mac Users
Customers able to watch live programming in the home with Cox TV Connect
ATLANTA -- Cox Communications announced today that its Cox TV ConnectSM app will now be available on PCs and Macs. Cox customers can now access live TV programming from their desktop or laptop computers in their homes.
"Today's households no longer watch TV just in the living room," said Len Barlik, executive vice president of product development and management. "Customers want a personalized viewing experience on mobile and tablet devices as well as their computers. Offering live streaming access on Cox TV Connect for PC and Mac users is the next step in providing choice and flexibility for the multi-viewing home."
Access to live programming through Cox TV Connect marks the continued expansion of Cox's online offering. Introduced December 2011, the original Cox TV Connect app for iPad has been downloaded more than 600,000 times from Apple iTunes. In addition to PCs and Macs, the app is also available on the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Google Nexus and Samsung Galaxy tablets. The channel lineup features over 90 cable channels including Discovery, Bravo, A & E, Bio, Encore, HGTV, Hallmark Movie Channel, Oxygen, Sprout, and History Channel. Cox TV Connect is available for PC and Mac users at no additional charge to customers who have Cox TV Essential or Advanced TV, and have Cox Preferred, Premier or Ultimate Internet service. Customers can visit www.cox.com/TVConnect for download instructions.
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
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