BTN2Go for Android Now Available to Cox Customers
Free App is 24/7 extension of BTN for authenticated Cox customers
ATLANTA, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and Big Ten Network (BTN) have announced that the 'BTN2Go' Mobile App is now available to Cox customers to download on their Android devices running Android operating system (OS) 2.1 or higher.
The highly anticipated launch of BTN2Go for Android is available at no extra charge to Cox customers who subscribe to BTN. The free app is available for download in Google Play. BTN2Go is 24/7 mobile simulcast of BTN that delivers live programming to existing BTN subscribers via the web, smartphones and tablets along with on-demand access to BTN's deep archive of games and original programming and BTN's Extra Football Game Channels.
Android devices are just the latest ways customers can watch their favorite BTN programming on Cox. BTN2Go is also available on Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad with iOS 4.0 or greater or on www.BTN2Go.com.
Cox offers BTN to customers in Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Las Vegas, Nebraska, Ohio and Virginia. Customers must subscribe to the level of Cox TV service in their market that includes BTN in order to access BTN2Go (visit www.cox.com for local channel listings.)
Mobile devices are just one way Cox customers can watch their favorite video programming. Cox launched TV Online (www.cox.com/tv) in May 2011, providing Cox TV customers the opportunity to view movies and TV entertainment from broadcast, cable and premium networks anytime, anywhere. Available to customers anywhere they have access to a broadband connection, TV Online is included at no extra charge with a Cox TV subscription. Content includes:
- Popular broadcast TV shows from broadcast and cable networks
- Thousands of movies - hit Hollywood titles, independent films and kids' favorites
- News and entertainment clips
"We are thrilled to bring BTN2Go for Android to our customers," said David Pugliese, senior vice president of product marketing, Cox Communications. "This is yet another proof point of our commitment to adding convenience and value, especially in the mobile space where more and more customers want to access their favorite video programming."
"BTN2Go has been widely praised by our viewers who are, more than ever, demanding access to our content when and where they want it," said Michael Calderon, BTN vice president, digital and interactive media. "Adding Android's mobile market share allows us to significantly increase access to Big Ten sports and an expanding portfolio of live and on-demand programming."
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity seven times, including the last six years. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, all in HD, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. Events include football, men's and women's basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Championship events; studio shows; coaches' shows; and classic games. The network televises and streams more Olympic sporting events and women's sports than has ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation's finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network has more than 51 million subscribers across the United States and Canada, and currently has agreements with more than 300 affiliates. For additional information, go to www.BTN.com.
SOURCE Cox Communications