Time Warner adds 14 channels to iPad app

Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) has added 14 middle-of-the-lineup channels to its iPad streaming application, bringing the total number of channels now available to paid subscribers watching at home to 73.

The new lineup includes the Military Channel, Nat Geo Wild, Cartoon Network and the West Coast feed of Lifetime. The offering still lacks the explosive content of some big-name cable networks like MTV, controlled by Viacom (NYSE: VIA) and the center of a legal tussle between the content and service providers.

Legal issues aside, the MSO is working to improve technical issues to make the application more fluid, according to a blog post by Jeff Simmermon, director of digital communications. Of especial importance, he wrote, is improving the "ability to define and sort by your channel favorites." This, he promised, will be addressed by a summer update.

For more:
- see Time Warner Cable's blog

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