Cablevision Doubling Rental Windows to 48 Hours for Hundreds of On Demand Movies

iO TV Customers Can Enjoy Additional Flexibility in Watching and Returning to On Demand Rentals at No Additional Charge

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“Now, a spontaneous Friday night rental will remain active through the entire weekend, providing additional convenience and flexibility, at no additional charge. We think this is an enhancement our customers will enjoy and appreciate.

Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2012

Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced that it was doubling the rental window for hundreds of on demand movies, from 24 hours to 48 hours, at no additional charge.

iO TV offers customers an exciting on demand lineup of new release, classic, international and independent films, many in HD. To view available titles, customers can visit channel 500 or hit the iO button on their remote control navigate to the “on demand” category to see the vast library of available selections. Rental window information is clearly presented on the order confirmation screen. As new movies are added, an increasing number will be available for full two-day rentals.

“We’re excited about this significant expansion of our rental windows,” said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision’s vice president of video product management. “Now, a spontaneous Friday night rental will remain active through the entire weekend, providing additional convenience and flexibility, at no additional charge. We think this is an enhancement our customers will enjoy and appreciate.”

On demand movies are available starting at $2.95 per title for unlimited viewing during the rental period. Each film’s rental availability period will appear on its order screen. Customers must have digital cable set-top box and a HD digital cable box and TV for HD movies on demand. For more information on the currently available titles, customers can visit http://www.optimum.net/VOD.

Cablevision delivers an expanding array of valuable and unique product features to its customers, including the ability to watch our full cable television service on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch devices and laptop computers in the home, unmatched local content from News 12 and MSG Varsity, fast and reliable access to the Internet through Optimum WiFi and hundreds of discounts through the Optimum Rewards program.

Cablevision’s award-winning digital cable service, iO TV, offers customers access to hundreds of channels, including more than 50 premium movie channels, 46 channels of commercial-free digital music, thousands of titles available on demand at all times, an interactive programming guide, more than 120 free high-definition programming services and uniquely valuable and relevant local content through News 12, MSG Varsity and their companion interactive television applications.

About Cablevision
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading media and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations provide a full suite of advanced communications services that include iO TV® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, and Optimum Voice® digital voice, all over state-of-the-art cable systems that pass nearly 6 million households and businesses across the New York tri-state area and throughout four Western states. Cablevision’s telecommunications properties also include its Optimum WiFi® wireless Internet, and its Optimum Lightpath® integrated business communications solutions. Cablevision serves the New York area with compelling local content through News 12 Networks, a local news leader; MSG Varsity, a suite of television and online services covering high school activities; and, Newsday Media Group, a business unit that includes Newsday, Long Island's leading daily newspaper, and amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City. The company also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas throughout the New York tri-state area including the famed Ziegfeld Theatre, a frequent and historic venue for film premieres and events. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.

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  • Allison Watters
    Cablevision
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