ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NewsON expands its TitanTV partnership with an improved Electronic Programming Guide, adding to an already powerful toolset for local broadcast stations. NewsON and TitanTV are showcasing their robust platform offerings across mobile, connected TV and web at the 2016 NAB Small Markets Television Exchange (SMTE) from September 15-17.
TitanTV enables television broadcasters to maintain and update their stations’ schedules through its powerful software solution and website offerings. TitanTV powers the local station programming guide for several of the active station groups within the NewsON app. Their service curates a station’s programming guide to determine which newscasts appear in NewsON, allowing viewers easy access to current and future local station programming. Viewers can also use the programming guides created by TitanTV to quickly find on-demand news coverage from the previous 48 hours within the NewsON app.
“The NewsON app allows busy newsrooms to efficiently deliver their live news on the ever-growing number of digital streaming platforms," said Mick Rinehart, President of TitanTV. "Our partnership with NewsON enables our mutual clients to use MediaStar to ensure last-minute changes to their data feed for the NewsON app are reflected in real time."
“Our partnership with TitanTV reinforces NewsON’s commitment to instantly deliver reliable, local news nationwide,” said Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON. “TitanTV streamlines the programming process, improves broadcast availability, and ultimately makes watching local news more accessible and enjoyable.”
NewsON is the first-of-its-kind service that provides consumers with access to live and on-demand local newscasts as well as local news clips on mobile and connected TV devices. The free, ad-supported app features flexible navigation that encourages discovery, offering instant access to broadcast-quality video. It also enables users to search by market via an interactive map and for curated content linking coverage of breaking news events from multiple stations. The NewsON app has received a very favorable response from users, with positive ratings as well as expressions of gratitude for its service across platforms.
The NewsON app is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and on the Roku platform on Roku players and Roku TVs. Download NewsON from iTunes, Google Play and Roku Channel Store.
About TitanTV, Inc.
An independently-owned company located in Cedar Rapids, IA, TitanTV provides television viewers with consistent, high quality program and channel information that they are able to find on local broadcasters’ websites, www.titantv.com or www.antennaweb.org. Their products ensure that businesses serving those viewers can manage and deliver such information in the most efficient way possible by using powerful tools that enable television broadcasters to maintain their stations' schedules efficiently and economically. TitanTV’s products and services are backed by a friendly and knowledgeable staff that provides the best service and support in the industry. TitanTV’s corporate website is located at: http://www.titantvinc.com/
NewsON provides a nationwide lineup of local news from 163 trusted, credible TV stations, giving consumers access to live and on-demand local newscasts and local news clips from 108 markets covering 83% of the U.S. population. NewsON is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and Roku devices, and offers a free, ad-supported app which features instant access to broadcast-quality video. The NewsON ownership group includes the ABC Owned Television Station Group, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Media General, Raycom Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group, and also includes additional station groups that are dedicated to serving customers across platforms in their communities and beyond.