Cable Technology Feature Article
Time Warner Cable Brings the Festive Spirit into Homes
By Mini Swamy, TMCnet Contributor
Time Warner (News - Alert) Cable, connecting more than 14 million customers to entertainment, information and each other, has something special lined up for the holiday season for its digital customers.
Its on demand programs promise to bring the Yuletide spirit right into the homes of its viewers by allowing them to enjoy classic holiday On Demand programs that spread festive cheer all around. With
Time Warner Cable On Demand, customers have the flexibility to watch what they want and when they want. Most of the holiday on-demand programs are being offered free to digital TV subscribers.
No Christmas is complete without viewers experiencing the unforgettable Holiday Yule Log. Time Warner Cable promises to deliver this in style –in 3D. Of course, viewers need a 3D TV and 3D glasses and a compatible set-top box connected to their TV with an HDMI cable.
With Time Warner's Yule Log offering, which is available on Free Movies On Demand in the Yule Log category as well as Movies On Demand in the 3D category, even those without a fireplace can enjoy the warmth of the crackling fire against a background of Christmas music.
Two other offerings, available as HD and SD versions, from Time Warner symbolize Christmas in its entirety. With Winter Green, viewers can experience the winter and the snow falling on pine branches and with 'Snowman' they can enjoy the fun and frolic that the season spells.. All the three classics are accompanied by contemporary holiday music.
And, to crown it all, Holiday movies On Demand will bring some of the most popular movies right into the living room. The collection includes the all time favorites like Home Alone, A Christmas story and others.
Time Warner is extending its reach by making many of the films available both in English and in Spanish. To cap it all, the music of Christmas filters through with favorite and catchy holiday tunes that are symbolic of the festive season.
In related news, Time Warner Cable through its Thanksgiving category on Food Network On Demand helped many families whip up a Thanksgiving feast by featuring a variety of four to five minute clips of recipes and tips to walk them through the prepping, cooking and even serving of a scrumptious meal.
Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Juliana Kenny