Today Microsoft Corporation has announced a deal with Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable will be bringing over 300 of their TV channels to the Xbox 360. Time Warner Cable subscribers with an Xbox Live Gold membership will gain access to hundreds of shows from their console.
This includes shows on AMC, BBC, CNN, Comedy Central, HGTV, Food Network, Cartoon Network, etc. Users will also be able to control the content using their voice through Kinect on the Xbox 360. The Time Warner Cable TV application for Xbox is coming later this summer. Time Warner Cable will be able to download the app from the Xbox Live marketplace.
“TWC TV is a significant addition to Xbox 360, bringing our customers their favorite entertainment in one place ? enhanced TV experience, games, movies, music, sports and entertainment apps,” stated Blair Westlake, the Microsoft media and entertainment group corporate vice president. “Our partnership with TWC enhances all that is available on Xbox 360 today, which will we continue expand.” There are now over 120 voice-controlled applications available on the Xbox 360.