ABC News has released a new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch uers that includes video, breaking news alerts and other features.
ABC NEWS DIGITAL RELEASES APPLICATION FOR iPHONE AND iPOD TOUCH
APPLICATION OFFERS TOP NEWS STORIES AND VIDEO
Tapping into one of the most popular Apple innovations ever, ABC News Digital today announced a new application for iPhone and iPod Touch users. The application is a one-stop-shop for top news, text and video reports from ABC News and local video from its owned stations across the nation – including up-to-the-minute weather and video programming from ABC News’ broadcast platforms. The ABC News application is now available free of charge in the Apple App Store.
The new ABC News application offers personalized, location-based multimedia news as well as weather, breaking news alerts and civic-controlled emergency alerts in San Francisco. At launch, ABC Owned TV Stations in: New York, NY (WABC-TV); Los Angeles, CA (KABC-TV); Chicago, IL (WLS-TV); Philadelphia, PA (WPVI-TV); San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, CA (KGO-TV); Houston, TX (KTRK-TV); Raleigh-Durham, NC (WTVD-TV); Fresno, CA (KFSN-TV); Flint, MI (WJRT-TV) and Toledo, OH (WTVG-TV) will provide local video content for the application. Local news provided by ABC affiliated stations in additional cities will be announced soon.
“We’re eager to provide Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users with an application that offers not only the best of ABC News reporting and video, but also local news video from our owned stations across the country,” said David Westin, President, ABC News.
The application will include the following features:
For additional information about ABC News’ iPhone application and other mobile products, visit ABCNEWS.com.
ABOUT ABC NEWS DIGITAL
ABC News Digital Media Group includes ABCNEWS.com; ABC News NOW; ABC News Mobile; ABC News Productions; ABC News International; and VideoSource, ABC News’ library of historic news events dating back to 1963. ABCNEWS.com is the 24-hour online news service of ABC News launched in May 1997 and is consistently ranked among the top news sites. ABC News NOW, a 24-hour digital network that offers a wide range of live and on-demand programming, is currently available to 44 million users across cable, broadband and mobile. ABC News is available anytime, anywhere on your mobile device: m.abcnews.com.