Charter Spectrum, best known for its broadband and pay TV services, is championing local news with a new mobile app.
The Spectrum News App officially launched this week for Android and iOS devices. It features video and text-based stories, as well as live linear video feeds from its 30-plus TV news networks in states including California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin.
Additional local news comes from the growing number of multimedia journalists hired in nearly all of its local news markets, including Columbus, Ohio; Louisville, Kentucky; Los Angeles; Milwaukee; New York; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Tampa Bay, Florida; as well as its Washington, D.C., bureau, which produces stories with local impact.
All of Charter Spectrum’s 28 million internet, TV and mobile customers get free access to the app. Within the app, users put in their ZIP code to get news and weather based on
UPDATED, 12:41 PM PT: The CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon are testifying on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, in an unusual hearing that reflects the extent to which lawmakers have focused their scrutiny on tech platforms.
Hollywood’s lobby in D.C. is mainly watching from the sidelines, even as it has a vested interest in a number of issues, but this hearing’s focus is on antitrust as a House Judiciary subcommittee continues its investigation of competition among the major platforms.
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While studios have been critical of Google in particular for not taking greater action to curb piracy, and lately have called for more “platform accountability,” taking a public stance on the issue of antitrust is a bit of a wild card that actually may end up backfiring.
Still, if the investigation leads to changes in antitrust laws, that will be of keen interest to traditional
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For many, mobile connectivity has arguably become one of the main priorities in life and one of the easiest and most common ways this is forged is through cell phones. From staying connected with our loved ones and friends to having the moment’s most urgent news available at our fingertips, this convenience is something that’s become second nature for most and a major necessity.
To satisfy this demand while causing as little damage to your wallet as possible, Yahoo Mobile was launched, promising to meet all your day-to-day mobile connectivity needs at an affordable rate.
Introduced by Verizon, Yahoo Mobile is a new “no strings” mobile service that boasts all unlimited features and is built on the brand’s
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