MetroCast launches Disney, ABC and ESPN online offerings12.29.14
MetroCast Communications, the video, Internet and phone provider with customers in seven states, has announced the addition of nineDisney/ABC-owned networks to its “TV Everywhere” on-line video offering. MetroCast customers who subscribe to the services will now have free, unlimited online access to ABC, ABC Family, Disney, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN News and ESPNU. The networks are viewable on desktop, laptop, as well as various iOS and Android™ mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, as well as other video streaming platforms.*
The addition of the ABC networks brings the MetroCast “TV Everywhere” offering to over 60 channels, including HBO GO® and MAX GO®, Showtime Anytime®, A&E, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNN, Comedy Central, Fox, Fox News, FX, Hallmark, History, Lifetime, MTV, National Geographic Channel, NBC, MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, NFL Network, Nick, Nick Jr., SEC Network, Spike, Sprout, Syfy, TBS, Turner Classic Movies, TNT, USA, and more (for a complete list of available networks, see http://portal.metrocast.net/tv/3/browse/networks/).*
“With TV Everywhere from MetroCast, customers enjoy the convenience of viewing programs from popular video networks on their favorite devices, on their own schedules,” said Andrew Walton, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for MetroCast. “It’s a great value-added benefit because it is included free with their corresponding MetroCast video subscription.”
To access the networks online, MetroCast customers subscribing to the services simply log onto http://portal.metrocast.net/. Customers may also visit the network websites or download mobile apps for the networks where available.
MetroCast serves residential and business-class customers in New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and South Carolina with video, high-speed Internet and digital phone service. *TV Everywhere services are authorized based on customer’s video subscription level. Not all networks are available in all areas and all networks may not be available on all devices. Smartphone and tablet apps also may not be available for all networks. The live stream of ABC is only authorized in specific markets which there are ABC Owned & Operated stations: Philadelphia, New York City, LA, Chicago, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham, Houston & Fresno. Other terms, conditions or restrictions may apply.