DirecTV said it has added 22 channels from Viacom, Turner Broadcasting, Univision Smithsonian and OWN to its DirecTV Everywhere lineup of live, out-of-home streaming offerings.
New channels added to the DirecTV Everywhere portfolio of mobile and web apps today are: BET, MTV, MTV2, Nickelodeon, TV Land, truTV, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, Spike, VH1, Palladia, CMT, HLN and CNN; OWN, TBS, Turner Classic Movies, TNT; Univision’s UniMas, Galavision and Univision and the Smithsonian Channel.
DirecTV said it has seen significant growth in its TV Everywhere offering in the past year with a 40% increase in unique streamers and nearly doubled streams.
"DirecTV is consistently evolving its TV Everywhere platform, product and user experience to meet the needs of our customers who are seeking a ubiquitous content experience across all of their devices and locations,” said DirecTV senior vice president, digital entertainment products Tony Goncalves in a statement. “With a 40 percent increase in users over last year its clear we are on the right path. Quality content consistently available across screens, coupled with the seamless search and discovery functionality of our product suite clearly drives engagement and user sentiment. We are at a turning point as an industry with regard to TV Everywhere.”
DirecTV offers more than 120 in-home live streaming channels, over 10,000 on demand titles from more than 65 networks, across multiple devices, and over 19,000 on demand titles that can be streamed on the computer. DirecTV also authenticates its customers on more than 70 programmer sites and apps.