Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel offer the high-quality, informative programming that our customers want, and we are pleased to bring these popular networks to our rapidly expanding Optimum TV to GO service.
BETHPAGE, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2013
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced the addition of Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel to the company’s TV Everywhere lineup, Optimum TV to GO. Customers who receive these channels as part of their Optimum TV cable service can enjoy the most recent episodes of these networks’ award-winning programming anywhere in the U.S. on an Internet-connected computer.
Optimum TV customers can catch the latest episodes of “Restaurant Impossible,” “Iron Chef America,” and “Food Network Star” among other shows on Food Network’s TV Everywhere service. ”Flea Market Flip,” “House Hunters,” and “Rock My RV” are a few of the popular HGTV shows now available on Optimum TV to GO. For those who appreciate learning about new places, Travel Channel brings “Trip Flip,” “Toy Hunter,” “Mysteries at the Museum” and more to Optimum TV customers with wanderlust.
“Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel offer the high-quality, informative programming that our customers want, and we are pleased to bring these popular networks to our rapidly expanding Optimum TV to GO service. Our customers can catch their favorite food, home and travel shows whenever they want with these latest additions to our TV Everywhere offering,” said Bradley Feldman, vice president of video product management for Cablevision.
Optimum TV residential customers must have the Optimum Economy package and above as part of their subscription for authorized Optimum TV to GO access to HGTV and Food Network. Optimum TV customers with the Optimum Value package and above can also enjoy Travel Channel as well with Optimum TV to GO.
Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel TV Everywhere content can be accessed by Optimum TV customers on any desktop or laptop Internet-connected computer in the U.S. Additional devices will be added in the future. Customers simply go to http://optimum.net/tvtogo on their computer, select the network, sign in with their Optimum ID and password, make their viewing selection and begin watching. Optimum TV customers can also go directly to the networks’ TV Everywhere websites on their laptop or desktop, http://watch.foodnetwork.com , http://watch.hgtv.com and http://watch.travelchannel.com, where they will receive sign-in instructions to verify their Optimum credentials, allowing them access to these award-winning programs.
Optimum currently offers access to more than 50 networks Optimum TV to GO services. Optimum TV customers who also subscribe to Optimum Online high-speed Internet service have the additional convenience and flexibility of being able to access Optimum TV to GO services when away from home using of Optimum WiFi -– the nation’s largest WiFi network, with more than 80,000 hotspots across Cablevision’s Tri-State service area.
Cablevision Systems Corporation is one of the nation’s leading media and telecommunications companies. In addition to delivering its Optimum-branded cable, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area, the company owns and operates cable systems serving homes in four Western states. Cablevision’s local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Cablevision also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.