Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 26, 2015 – CNBC, first in business worldwide, today announced that it has added TV Everywhere capabilities to its Android app. Available for free at Google Play™, this new version of the CNBC Android app delivers easier access to both authenticated live and on-demand network programming integrated alongside real-time market data and its award-winning business news coverage.
"Over the past year alone, we have seen video consumption on our Android app grow by over 20%," said Kevin Krim, General Manager and Senior Vice President, CNBC Digital. "Video clearly matters to our users and we are very excited to give them live access to both the business news and information they need as well as our popular primetime programs they enjoy."
"We are excited to offer CNBC's media-savvy fans yet another way to 'Watch TV without the TV' with this latest Android app launch," said Alison Moore, General Manager and Executive Vice President, TV Everywhere, NBCUniversal. "NBCUniversal is laser focused on expanding our suite of mobile apps and heightening consumer engagement while advancing the industry-wide adoption of TV Everywhere."
Key CNBC Android app features include:
Enhanced Video Offering:
Easy access to authenticated, live CNBC TV Everywhere (TVE) programming.
A robust offering of the day's Top, Latest and Most PopularBusiness Day video news clips as well as editorially curated video lists of the day's major stories from CNBC.
Access to free, full length episodes of Mad Money w/ Jim Cramerand CNBC's popular primetime programs including The Profit andRestaurant Startup.
An updated design that allows users the ability to switch seamlessly between Full Episodes and Clips & News.
Live, Real-Time Stock Quotes and Charts
Real-Time streaming stock quotes accompanied with company specific news, related video and key metrics.
Real-Time & Historical Interactive Charts that offer custom timeframes from one-day to five-years, including pre- & post-market trading.
Personalized Stock Watchlists
"My Stocks" function that allows users to create and track their favorite company stocks live, in real-time, with access to integrated charts and related news headlines.
CNBC's Exclusive Breaking News Alerts & Stories
- CNBC's global editorial team sends breaking news alerts direct to the CNBC App to keep users completely informed on what is moving the markets.
The new CNBC Android app is available on most Android phones with operating systems 4.0.3 and above, including compatibility with 5.0, Lollipop. This update also supports numerous new Android phones including the LG G3 and Nexus 6. TV Everywhere capabilities are available in the U.S. only.
Android, Google Play and Nexus are trademarks of Google Inc.
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD , CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.
Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/.