Android 4.0 users soon to get streaming video from Time Warner Cable

Android 4.0 users soon to get streaming video from Time Warner Cable
Those Time Warner Cable subscribers who use Android have been hoping for an option that would allow them to watch streaming video from their handset. Well, there is some news on that front but we can't say it is a perfect solution. A tweet from the cable system's Director of Digital Communication in New York City, Jeff Simmermon, reveals that Time Warner expects to start streaming to Android devices at the end of the first quarter. Simmermon stresses that this is not a concrete launch date.

One part of the news that is not going to sit well with most TWC subscribers with Android is that the streaming video will only be available for those with an Android 4.0 powered device. At least Android users with Ice Cream Sandwich will be able to match those iOS users who already enjoy the streaming video service from Time Warner.

source: TimeWarnerCable via SlashGear


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5 Comments

1. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Wow that looks cool, ICS, End of march, hummm

2. Croxy

Posts: 55; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

No point in buying an android device that isn't going to get an ICS update..

3. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Definitely a marketing ploy by Google, make sure that app builders concentrate on apps for the 4.0 version of Android that will guaranteed adoption much faster than any other Android version. Good idea, hopefully it will work and ICS will overtake the other versions soon and then Android fragmentation will cease to be much of an issue...but with so many different chipsets out there, it's still not going to be easy to create apps that work flawlessly on every one of them OEM need to stop creating low end phones that don't have enough RAM to allow for updates to keep the phone relevant for at least 2 cycles.

4. aztaxia12295

Posts: 272; Member since: Nov 22, 2009

is this twc trying to make us feel better after yanking the msg channel?

5. blazee

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

Ugh what about cablevision streaming footage, ive been waiting forever...

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