As well as the new Kindle Fire Spotify app which launched this week, the Kindle now has an Optimum TV streaming app from Cablevision, enabling Kindle Fire owners to benefit from their services.
The new Knidle Fire Cablevision Optimum app is now available to download from the Amazon Store and allows users to stream any channels they pay for directly to their Kindle Fire tablet, through their home wireless network.
Other features of the Kindle Fire app include the ability to be able to control your cable box and your DVR, as well as view recommendations and rate programs. Bradley Feldman, Cablevision’s vice president of video product management explains:
“When we launched the Optimum App on the iPad a year ago, we said we planned to bring it to every screen in the home capable of functioning as a television, and now the Kindle Fire has joined that expanding list, our first Android deployment,”-“We are pleased to enable our app on another device in the home, with an emphasis on program discovery, advanced category filtering, and personalized ratings and recommendations, to help customers further unlock the value of Optimum.”
The new Optimum TV Kindle Fire app also has an enhanced user interface and channel guide, for more information jump over to the Cablevision press release.