Charter to Add 24/7 AccuWeather TV Network to Spectrum Video Lineups
STAMFORD, Conn. – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced an agreement with AccuWeather, the world’s fastest-growing weather and digital media company, to launch the AccuWeather TV Network in January for Spectrum TV Select and higher video tier subscribers across all Charter markets.
AccuWeather TV Network delivers 24/7 weather news from in-studio and out in the field, providing reliable local, regional and national weather news and information. Charter plans to offer the network’s national weather feed with regionalized weather data, pertinent to Spectrum TV customers’ specific geographic location, in most Spectrum service areas.
“Our agreement to launch AccuWeather will give Spectrum customers access to even more timely and reliable weather news and information from a trusted brand,” said Tom Montemagno, Executive Vice President of Programming Acquisition for Charter. “AccuWeather’s programs are 100 percent focused on weather, and the combination of the network’s national forecasts and reliable local weather reporting directly aligns with our goal to provide programming that meets the interests of our customers and the communities we serve.”
Headquartered in State College, PA, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily through the AccuWeather Network channel, digital media properties including accuweather.com and mobile, as well as radio, TV and newspapers, digital out of home and thousands of third-party websites.
“The AccuWeather Network is committed to delivering the most accurate and reliable local and breaking weather coverage to help everyone in every community plan their lives and get more from their day,” said Sarah Katt, General Manager, AccuWeather TV Network. “We are delighted to welcome Spectrum viewers to our AccuWeather Network family.”
AccuWeather Network’s 24/7 weather programming begins in the mornings with meteorologist Bernie Rayno. It continues in the afternoon/early evening with meteorologists Brittany Boyer and Geoff Cornish, and evenings and overnights with meteorologist Melissa Constanzer. More information about AccuWeather Network is available at accuweather.com/network.
AccuWeather will be available upon launch at no additional charge to Spectrum customers who have Spectrum TV Select and higher video tiers. More information about how to subscribe and local channel locations is available at spectrum.com.
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 30 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.
About AccuWeather and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through digital media properties, such as accuweather.com and mobile, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features available free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Furthermore, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.”
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