A+E NETWORKS(R) (A&E(R), HISTORY(R) AND LIFETIME(R)) ADDS KINDLE FIRE HD TO THEIR TV EVERYWHERE OFFERINGS
A&E(R), HISTORY(R) AND LIFETIME(R) APPS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON
KINDLE HD VIA AMAZON STARTING ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30, 2013 - Further cementing their leadership position as one of the first to market TV Everywhere Apps, A+E Networks(R) adds Kindle Fire HD devices to their watch apps offerings. A&E(R), HISTORY(R) and Lifetime(R) network apps are available via the Amazon App store and Google Play(TM).
The apps enable users to sample full episodes, full movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks programming. Users who sign in to TV Everywhere via their TV or satellite providers will have access to even more content, including full previous seasons of some of their favorite series.
The Kindle Fire HD devices join previously announced apps available with the iPad(R), the iPhone(R), and Android(TM). The network has seen over 5.5 million downloads of the watch apps to date, with those apps accounting for 40 percent of all video viewing in June. The apps have garnered more than double the visits per unique visitor compared to the companion online sites, with a 30 percent higher video engagement rate - all which helped drive A+E Networks up almost 50 percent in year-over-year growth for the first half of the year.
The apps are available for download on Amazon and Google Play(TM).
Ahout A+E Networks
A+E Networks(R) is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, to home videos/DVDs to gaming and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of the A&E(R), Lifetime(R), HISTORY(R), LMN(R), Bio.(R), H2(TM), HISTORY en Espanol(TM), Crime & Investigation Network(R), Military HISTORY(R), A&E IndieFilms(R), A+E Networks International(R), A+E Networks Digital(R) and A+E Networks Consumer Products(TM). A+E Networks channels and branded programming reach more than 300 million households in over 150 countries. A+E Networks. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
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