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Cox brings new interface to New England systems

Thu, 08/27/2009 - 8:15am
Brian Santo

Cox Communications has introduced its new screen interface for its On Demand service in its systems in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Cox said capabilities included in the interface upgrades are:

  • Horizontal scrolling, providing quicker navigation through folders
  • 'Skip' functions that allow the user to skip forward or backward in 15-minute intervals while fast-forwarding or rewinding
  • Movie previews available directly from a folder's main menu
  • Jump back 10 seconds with the new Instant Replay function

Making navigation easier becomes more important as more choices become available. Cox is immediately putting its interface to the test: It simultaneously increased the amount of On Demand programming available to subscribers in those systems, including more choices to FreeZone, more HD content and more Movies On Demand.

More Broadband Direct 08/27/09:
•  Verizon, TWC launching Internet TV trials
•  TiVo posts Q2 loss on subscriber churn
•  TiVo Inc. sues AT&T, Verizon over DVR patents
•  Cox brings new interface to New England systems
•  Videotron gets millionth digital sub
•  ABI: Carriers warming up to Wi-Fi
•  Broadband Briefs for 08/27/09

 

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