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Cablevision Nets Exclusive Access To Fox 5 NY App

Delivered Via MSO’s 'Optimum TV to Go' TV Everywhere Platform For Tablets & Smartphones 2/12/2014 10:53 AM Eastern

Cablevision Systems said its customers now have exclusive access to the Fox 5 NY app via Optimum TV to Go, the MSO’s authenticated TV Everywhere service for iOS- and Android-powered tablets and smartphones.

The app provides access to WNYW’s live streams of select shows in the New York  Tri-State area where WNYW is broadcast, including Good Day New York, Fox 5 News, Wendy Williams, and Dr. Oz, among others. Cablevision's primary wireline competitor in the market is Verizon Communications.

“Optimum TV to GO’s extensive line-up provides our customers with remarkable mobility and significantly extends when and how they catch their favorite shows,” said Bradley Feldman, senior vice president of video product management for Cablevision, in a release. “And nowwe are offering our customers even more flexibility with the Fox 5 NY app, which is only available to Optimum TV customers.”

“We are truly excited to enter into this partnership with Optimum TV and give FOX 5 viewers exactly what they have been clamoring for -- the ability to access their favorite news, sports and entertainment programming everywhere they go,” added Lew Leone,VP and GM of WNYW Fox 5.


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