CNN announced today an expansion of CNNgo’s availability with the addition of the CNNgo app to the Amazon Fire TV store, making live CNN content and CNN programming available to the millions of Amazon Fire TV’s customers.
As part of the industry-wide TV Everywhere initiative, the CNNgo app includes the live broadcast of CNN U.S, CNNi North America, HLNtv and on-demand feature programs which can be watched by logging in with a valid Pay-TV subscription user name and password. CNNgo on Amazon FireTV also allows for the viewing of video clips from todays news and CNN’s vast archives without logging in.
“CNN is thrilled to add Amazon Fire TV to the list of platforms that allows viewers to watch CNN live and on-demand shows," said Rajin Persaud, VP of Mobile and TV Apps “We’re committed to delivering live news and and rich on-demand content anytime, anywhere and on any platform. The expansion to Amazon Fire TV is another step in fulfilling that commitment to our viewers."
CNNgo is a next-generation product that gives viewers unprecedented control over their TV news experience, and is also available on CNN.com, CNN’s iPad app and on Apple TV,Roku and now Amazon FireTV.
About TV Everywhere
CNN Worldwide was the first U.S. news organization to stream its full CNN and HLN networks online and on Apple devices in real-time, including commercials. CNN’s TV Everywhere option is available in over 86 million homes and with more than 350 distribution partners. In the first three quarters of 2015, CNN’s TVE platforms delivered a combined 14 million hours of video content, up 50% vs. the same time last year. (Source: Adobe Reports & Analytics. Jan-Sept ’15 vs. Jan-Sept ’14.)