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Time Warner Cable SportsNet’s and Time Warner Cable Deportes’ on-the-go Capabilities Now Available to Both Time Warner Cable and DIRECTV Subscribers
By: Business Wire
Feb. 1, 2013 05:12 PM
Time Warner Cable SportsNet’s and Time Warner Cable Deportes’ fully-enabled, on-the-go capabilities are now available to both Time Warner Cable and DIRECTV subscribers. Time Warner Cable customers have had access to these features since the networks’ launch on October 1, and now they have officially launched on DIRECTV. All network programming, including live Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Sparks games, can be watched both in-the-home and on-the-go, making it a true TV Everywhere experience.
“Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes are using the latest technology for on-the-go viewing because it is critically important to sports fans to be connected to their teams 24/7,” said Mark Shuken, Senior Vice President and General Manager, TWC Sports Regional Networks. “Our mobile viewing experience helps Time Warner Cable and DIRECTV subscribers be close to their teams wherever they go.”
Time Warner Cable and DIRECTV subscribers in the networks’ home territory can watch Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes not just on their televisions but also on the networks’ websites (www.twcsportsnet.com and www.twcdeportes.com) and on iOS and Android tablet and mobile devices via the mobile applications titled “TWC SportsNet” and “TWC Deportes.” The apps are available in the iTunes store and on Google Play and feature 24/7 live network programming and full programming schedules.
Fans can also join the Lakers live chat on www.twcsportsnet.com and www.twcdeportes.com during live Lakers games. By visiting the “LIVE” or “EN VIVO” pages on the websites and clicking the ‘launch chat’ or ‘chatea ahora’ button, all fans can access the chat application.
Customers who subscribe to a Time Warner Cable or DIRECTV package that carries Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes are able to watch the networks on computers or mobile devices after they log in with their password to verify their subscription. Once it’s verified that a customer’s subscription includes Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, they are connected to the Lakers, Galaxy and Sparks no matter where they are in the networks’ home territory. Access to on-the-go viewing is determined by television provider and is limited by geographic location in accordance with the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) and Major League Soccer’s (MLS) broadcast territories and other rules.
Time Warner Cable customers may sign in and authenticate their video subscriptions with their Time Warner Cable username and password. They are also able to watch the networks on the TWC TV portal on any computer or via the TWC TV app on any iOS or Android tablet or mobile device in or out of their home. For more information on how to log in, visit www.timewarnercable.com/myservices.
To find out on what channel you can watch Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes on your TV, visit www.twcsportsnet.com or www.twcdeportes.com and enter your information at the top of the page or call 855-4-MY-LAKERS or 1-800-700-2827 (in Spanish).
About Time Warner Cable Sports
Time Warner Cable Sports operates Southern California’s two newest regional sports networks - Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes – which launched on October 1, 2012. Through their exclusive partnerships with the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Sparks and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the 24/7, high-definition networks each deliver more than 180 live events per year plus extensive team coverage and behind-the-scenes access unlike anything fans have seen before. Time Warner Cable Deportes is the nation’s first ever Spanish-language regional sports network, with commentary, programs and a perspective created uniquely for Spanish-speaking sports fans of all nationalities. For more information, visit www.twcsportsnet.com and www.twcdeportes.com. Follow the networks on Twitter @TWCSportsNet and @TWCDeportes and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TWCSportsNet and www.facebook.com/TWCDeportes.
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