Cox Communications has announced that its Cox TV Connect app will now be available on PCs and Macs. Cox customers in the US 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 personalised 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.