AT&T Brings More Second-Screen Features, Content To U-verse Customers on
iPhone, iPad & iPod touch, and Online
DALLAS, July 9, 2012
DALLAS, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The remote control is no longer the main
device sitting next to you on the couch. Your iPhone or iPad is quickly
becoming an integral part of TV watching, and AT&T* U-verse® TV customers now
have access to several new features and content that bring their TV and
wireless experiences together, including:
oAn expanded lineup of on demand premium and TV content available through
the U-verse App for iPhone and iPod touch and AT&T U-verse App for iPad at
no extra charge, including HBO®, Cinemax®, HBO, STARZ, ENCORE, MOVIEPLEX
and Music Choice videos.
oThe ability to now link your iPad to your U-verse TV receiver with the
AT&T U-verse App to access up to the minute sports companion content and
scores from various leagues for today's games, a review of yesterday's
games, and to see who is playing tomorrow.
oThe ability to now share information about what you are watching with
friends on Facebook, and now, on Twitter through the AT&T U-verse App for
oThe ability to use your iPhone or iPod touch to control your U-verse TV
with a full-featured, intuitive U-verse remote control with channel,
guide, DVR, interactive app and on-demand controls, now available on the
U-verse App for iPhone and iPod touch. The capability is already available
today with the AT&T U-verse App for iPad.
AT&T also continues to add more content on U-verse.com, with live feeds from
FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network. The networks are now available for
U-verse TV customers, who already receive the service at home, when they
log-in to the site.
"The second-screen complements and enhances TV by letting viewers explore and
havea deeper experience with the content they care about, on the device they
use most." said Jeff Weber, President of Content and Advertising Sales, AT&T
Home Solutions. "With our U-verse apps, you can pull up more info about shows,
share about what you're watching, and whether you're in or outside the home,
you can access compelling content. And it's included as part of your U-verse
The U-verse App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod
touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore. The AT&T U-verse App is available for
free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
AT&T U-verse TV was thefastest growing TV service in the countryin 2011**
and is the only 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service
offered by a national service provider. And AT&T U-verse TV ranked "Highest in
Residential Television Service Satisfaction in the North Central, South and
West Regions," according to theJ.D. Power and Associates 2011 Residential
Television Service Provider Satisfaction Studies(SM).
For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it's available
in your area — visit www.att.com/u-verse.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
** Claim based on comparison of major TV providers' percentage growth in
subscriber counts and national market share data.
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AT&T U-verse received the highest numerical score among television service
providers in the North Central, South and West regions in the proprietary J.D.
Power and Associates 2011 Residential Television Service Satisfaction
Study(SM). Study based on 23,880 total responses from measuring 12 providers
in the North Central region (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI), 13 providers in the South
(AL, AR, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, MS, MO, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX), and 10 providers in
the West (AZ, CA, CO, ID, IA, MN, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY) and
measures consumer satisfaction with television service. Proprietary study
results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in Nov.
2010, Jan. 2011, April 2011 and July 2011. Your experiences may vary. Visit
Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. Call or go
to www.uverse.att.com to see if you qualify. U-verse Apps: Access to select
content requires compatible device, qualifying U-verse TV plan and WiFi
connection and/or cellular data connection. Available content may vary by
device and/or U-verse TV plan and is subject to change. Data charges may
apply. AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet service is required to connect a
qualifying device to an AT&T U-verse receiver for complementary content and/or
remote control functionality.
SOURCE AT&T Inc.
Contact: Allison Murray, AT&T Corporate Communications, +1-512-495-7161,
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