CNN has announced live news streaming for select cable subscribers on CNN.com and those subscribed to the CNN App for the Ipad and Iphone, allowing viewers to watch headlines on the go.
CNN online and mobile streaming is currently available to 50 million households who are subscribed to AT & T, Comcast, cox, Dish Network, Suddenlink and Verizon, according to CNN. According to CNN worldwide, it is the first news organization to stream its linear television channels online and on mobile devices to consumers who subscribe to a multi-channel video service.
A principal goal for CNN is to make more of our content available to more people on more platforms, and CNN's participation in the TV Everywhere initiative is another step forward in that effort, said Jim Walton, President of CNN Worldwide. We have long believed that our growth depends on keeping CNN essential and relevant to consumers wherever they are.
According to KC Estenson, General Manager of CNN Digital 10 millions users who have downloaded CNN's mobile apps and the tens of millions of people who get the latest news and information from CNN.com every day will soon be able to watch CNN TV on every device they have.
CNN.com's new video experience offers a cinematic player that optimizes internet video quality with the capabilities of HD quality. Users will be able to browse through CNN video collections and TV show clips without leaving the video experience.
In addition to live streaming of news and headlines the service will offer on-demand video clips in accordance with CNN and HLM shows.
How to sign up:
To access CNN and HLN online, users can go to www.cnn.com/video, click on the Live tab and log-in through their cable, satellite or telco provider with a username and password.