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CNN app adds live 24h streaming for U.S. subscribers

CNN has introduced live streaming of its 24-hour television networks via its web site and iOS apps for subscribers in the U.S., making it the first news organization to provide a service of this nature. With this launch, CNN.com is also debuting a higher-quality video player capable of delivering HD quality streams to users. CNN streaming will be available to subscribers of participating TV providers such as AT&T, Comcast, Cox, Dish Network, Suddenlink and Verizon; users will be required to validate their cable, satellite or telco provider by logging in with a username and password before being granted access to the live video streams. In addition to the live network stream, users can also continue to access four specific live streams for breaking news and events as well as access on-demand video clips. For iOS users, the new streaming video requires the latest version of the free CNN App for iPhone (U.S.) or CNN App for iPad and iOS 4.0 or later.

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1

Doesn’t work. I’m a Comcast customer and HBO Go for example works just fine. Same credentials in the new CNN App for the iPhone though and while I appear to get a successful login result in no streaming content available. ‘Try again later.’.

Posted by Fanfoot on July 19, 2011 at 12:16 AM (PDT)

2

This leaves out DirecTV customers, but who cares when there are other sources such as France24, a great international news provider, and Al Jazeera, who both offer live streaming of their feeds, either via an app as France24 does or via a web browser as Al Jazeera does.

Posted by Glenn on July 19, 2011 at 4:26 AM (PDT)

3

France24?  .. let me check that one out then.

Posted by dennis on July 19, 2011 at 5:08 AM (PDT)

4

Once again, Time Warner cable customer are no go. Same for HBO Go.

Posted by Randy Murray on July 19, 2011 at 8:18 AM (PDT)

5

How about the growing number of people who don’t have any “provider” except for our 3G or Wi-fi connections? Seems counter productive to me.

Posted by Kurt Foster on July 19, 2011 at 1:19 PM (PDT)

6

just jone

Posted by mary on November 10, 2011 at 3:02 PM (PDT)

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