via press release:
THE WEATHER CHANNEL LAUNCHES TV EVERYWHERE
The Weather Channel now available via live streaming online to most TV subscribers,
and able to deliver critical live coverage online during severe weather events
ATLANTA, GA – September 2, 2015 – The Weather Channel (Weather) is now offering TV Everywhere (TVE) across many TV providers. Viewers can watch the network via authenticated login across all digital screens, giving them access to real-time live streaming weather news and information anytime, anywhere – especially crucial during severe weather events. The authenticated live stream is currently available on desktop computer, phone and tablet via www.weather.com.
Users can access the network live online by going to weather.com’s Live TV section, where they will be required to sign in using the username and login they use for their TV provider.
“Streaming the network live will allow our viewers to get critical, even potentially life-saving information anywhere they are, and perhaps most importantly, even if their power goes out,” said Dave Shull, president, The Weather Channel Television Group. “Millions of people tune to us each day not just for their local forecasts, but for the most comprehensive coverage of severe weather and for the best explanations of the science behind the weather.”
The Weather Channel is now available online to a majority of consumers who have subscriptions to TV providers including AT&T, Bright House, Cable ONE, Cablevision, CenturyLink, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Dish, Grande Communications, MediaCom, SuddenLink, Time Warner Cable and Wide Open West (WOW) Networks. Additional TVE partners will continue to be signed and announced.
“We firmly believe that where you get your weather matters,” said Shull. “With more than 200 meteorologists delivering billions of forecasts each day, our forecasts are the most accurate and comprehensive – and now viewers won’t have to go without our in-depth severe weather coverage when they need us most.”
The Weather Channel Network: It’s Amazing Out There
For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms. Every weekday morning, it features the three biggest names in weather – Al Roker, Sam Champion and Jim Cantore on “Wake Up with Al” and “AMHQ.” Available in over 90 million homes, the network is the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive coverage of any media outlet, and with more than 200 meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather – its expertise is unrivaled. For more information, visit www.theweathercompany.com.
The Weather Company: Where the World Gets its Weather
Through The Weather Channel (weather.com) and Weather Underground (wunderground.com) brands, The Weather Company provides millions of people every day with the world’s best weather forecasts, content and data, connecting with them through television, online, mobile and tablet screens, as well as third-party publishing partners via API. Through WSI, the company delivers superior professional weather services for the media, aviation and energy sectors. The Weather Company is owned by a consortium made up of NBC Universal and the private equity firms The Blackstone Group and Bain Capital. For more information, visit www.theweathercompany.com.
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