Canada's Cablevision Offers Optimum iPad App To Customers
Cablevision has extends its digital TV service with the launch of the Optimum App. for the Apple iPad. The new app allows you to access hundreds of channels and video on demand (VOD) services on your iPad in the comfort of your home. The application delivers the full cable television experience to the Apple tablet device, and allows the iPad to function as a handheld television. The service is free to Optimum cable television customers.
The Optimum app also offers and enhance user guide that makes it easier for you to find the content you need across the approximately 300 live channels and VOD list. This is in addition to the content you already receive as part of their cable television subscription. Programming is fully searchable, including by genre, and the application includes the ability to schedule DVR recordings and manage previously-recorded content.
Cablevision’s chief operating officer, Tom Rutledge believes the Optimum app on the iPad gives its Optimum cable television customers additional flexibility and convenience of watching television throughout the home, in places where set-top boxes might not be ideal or even practical, like the kitchen, bathroom or work room.
“This is the future of Advanced Digital Cable televisions served with virtual set-top boxes, and just one of many digital displays we are going to be serving through a variety of applications," added Tom.