Is the age of the next wave of television upon us? It's a question that's fairly tough to answer at this stage, but there's no doubt that it's on the minds of many. Time Warner Cable and Samsung are clearly on that list, as the two have teamed up in order to bring content directly to Samsung's Smart TV range without a set-top box. The TWC TV application, which is already available on a variety of phones and tablets, will hit compatible Smart TVs this summer.
Time Warner Cable video subscribers will have instant access to 5,000 Video On Demand titles from nearly 100 networks. Customers can easily download the TWC TV application at no additional cost on their compatible Samsung Smart TV without a set-top box. "Time Warner Cable is giving customers more flexibility in how they watch the content they love through our TWC TV application for Samsung Smart TVs," said Mike Angus, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Video for Time Warner Cable. "We're committed to giving customers the best television viewing experience as we expand the ways they already use TWC TV."
The TWC TV application will be available for download initially on 2012 Samsung Smart TVs and the 2013 Samsung Smart TVs soon afterwards. Channel line-ups vary by market and depend on the video subscription package to which a customer subscribes.