Dish Network said Monday that it updated apps for Apple's iPhone and Google Android devices to allow subscribers to view video-on-demand programming. It had previously only offered VOD content through its iPad app.
DirecTV updated its app for Apple's iPhone this week to allow subscribers to use voice commands to change channels and search for content.
Time Warner Cable said it expanded out-of-home viewing capabilities to its TWC TV app for Android devices.
Comcast's Golf Channel launched a Golf Live Extra app for Apple's iPhone and iPad and Google Android mobile devices that lets authenticated subscribers watch live programming anywhere with an Internet connection.
Time Warner Cable said it'll launch an upgrade for its Apple iOS app on Wednesday that will allow subscribers to view live and video-on-demand programming from several networks outside the home.
Comcast detailed the programming lineup for its Xfinity Watchathon Week, which will include multiplatform content from HBO, Showtime, the Big Four broadcast networks and dozens of cable channels.
CBS Corp. launched an app for Apple's iPad and iPhone that lets viewers watch complete episodes of entertainment programming, but it doesn't include access to Big Bang Theory and The Mentalist-- two of its most popular series.
Dish Network said it plans to launch an app for Apple's iPad on Monday which will allow subscribers to control its Hopper multiroom DVR, and receive recommendations for programs based on real-time trends.
Comcast engineers have completed a software update on apps for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch which will allow its Xfinity X1 subscribers to navigate cable programming with voice commands, a spokesman told FierceCable Thursday.
A&E Networks said it launched TV Everywhere apps for Apple's iPad which will allow Comcast's Xfinity subscribers to view full length TV shows from History, A&E and Lifetime on the tablet.