SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) Now Available To RCN Subscribers
RCN Customers Can Now Access SHOWTIME(R) Programming on Their Computer, Tablet, Mobile,
Streaming Devices and Xbox 360(R)
NEW YORK, NY - July 18, 2014 - Today, Showtime Networks announced that its authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME is now available to RCN subscribers, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services. RCN customers who subscribe to SHOWTIME can now access their favorite SHOWTIME programming anywhere. SHOWTIME ANYTIME, available free with a SHOWTIME subscription, gives the network's subscribers unlimited on demand access to hundreds of hours of SHOWTIME programming on their computer, tablet, mobile device, Xbox 360 game console, or Roku and Amazon Fire TV streaming devices anywhere in the U.S. SHOWTIME ANYTIME also includes the live broadcast of both the East and West Coast feeds of SHOWTIME.
RCN customers can use SHOWTIME ANYTIME to watch current and past seasons of the network's award-winning original series including HOMELAND, DEXTER(R), RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, PENNY DREADFUL, CALIFORNICATION, HOUSE OF LIES, WEB THERAPY, EPISODES and NURSE JACKIE, along with box office hits, hard-hitting sports, documentaries and specials, at home, at the office, or on the go.
"We continue to be very focused on providing our customers with high quality, convenient viewing experiences on the most advanced platforms. RCN customers can now catch up on hit shows or watch the latest premieres at their convenience with RCN and SHOWTIME ANYTIME," said Chris Fenger, Chief Operating Officer at RCN. "From RCN's recent launch of the Netflix app, TiVo T6 DVR, Caller ID on TiVo to SHOWTIME ANYTIME, we continue to demonstrate that RCN is committed to technology innovation and to making our customers' experience as enjoyable and easy as possible."
RCN customers who subscribe to SHOWTIME should contact RCN for their username and password. Once authenticated, customers can make their viewing selection and begin watching SHOWTIME content on the SHOWTIME ANYTIME website (www.ShowtimeAnytime.com), mobile apps, and Xbox 360, Roku Streaming Player or Amazon Fire TV. Mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices as well as the Kindle Fire.
About Showtime Networks Inc.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME(R), THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) and FLIX(R), as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME 2(TM), SHOWTIME(R) SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME(R), SHOWTIME BEYOND(R), SHOWTIME NEXT(R), SHOWTIME WOMEN(R), SHOWTIME FAMILY ZONE(R) and THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD(TM), THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) HD, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R), FLIX ON DEMAND(R) and THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) ON DEMAND, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R). SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks(TM), a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel(TM). SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV(R).
About RCN Telecom Services, LLC
RCN Telecom Services, LLC (http://www.rcn.com and www.rcn.com/business) provides industry-leading high-speed Internet, all-digital TV and phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. PC Magazine's Readers' Choice Award named RCN one of the winners for best cable broadband ISPs in 2013 - RCN was rated highest in satisfaction for reliability. RCN was also ranked #1 in Boston by Netflix for the best viewing experience. RCN's affordably priced advanced digital services are delivered through our proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago.