Cox announces deals with Disney/ESPN, NFL and CBS
New agreements add Disney & ESPN on multiple devices, “Watch NFL Network” content live on multiple PCs, and CBS On Demand
Cox Communications has added new ways to watch content from Disney/ESPN, NFL, and CBS. In a multi-year deal, Cox TV subscribers can watch Disney & ESPN on PCs, phones, tablets and the Xbox 360. And today, three Disney “Watch” channels have been made available to watch online and through Apple iPhones and iPads. Want to watch NFL Network or NFL Redzone on your PC? Cox Advanced TV customers with the Sports and Information Pak now get “Watch NFL Network” streaming live on multiple PCs. You can access those channels at cox.com/tv or nfl.com/watchnflnetwork using your Cox username/password. Lastly, Cox has added CBS content to it’s Video On Demand library, allowing subscribers to watch TV shows (in SD or HD) the day after airing and until 4 weeks after.
ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Cox Communications announced today that its Cox TV customers have several new options for watching their favorite sports, news, and entertainment programming. The company has made investments in its broadband network and applications to deliver quality content to customers online, On DEMAND, and on TV.
Disney/ESPN: As a part of multi-year agreement, Cox TV customers will have access to content both in-home and out-of-home on their computers, smartphones, tablets and XBox. Last Thursday, customers gained access to the WatchESPN family of products which includes ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater. On December 20, Watch Disney Channel, Watch Disney Junior, and Watch Disney XD are available to customers online and on their Apple mobile devices.
NFL: For Cox Advanced TV customers with the Sports and Information Pak, “Watch NFL Network” is available for viewing live streams of NFL Network and with subscription, NFL RedZone programming, including NFL AM, NFL Total Access, Sunday NFL GameDay shows and more. With “Watch NFL Network,” customers can simultaneously watch the NFL Network and/or NFL RedZone anywhere in the U.S., on multiple internet-connected computers. Cox Advanced TV customers with the Sports and Information Pak can go to cox.com/tv or nfl.com/watchnflnetwork and sign in with their Cox ID and password to begin watching.
CBS: Making its first venture into the video on demand (VOD) category with Cox, CBS will join the other major broadcast networks in the MyPrimetime lineup. The majority of Cox’s Advanced TV customers will be able to watch even more of their favorite shows and series in standard and high definition the day after air, for 4 weeks.
In total, Cox offers a “second screen” experience for over 90 channels through TV Online and TV Connect and thousands of titles through On DEMAND.
Source: Cox Communications