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AccuWeather to supply on demand weather for U-verse

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 06 Nov 2008 20:47

AccuWeather to supply on demand weather for U-verse One of the big advantages to IPTV is the capability to use what are traditionally thought of as computer applications. AT&T has added a new service to their U-verse IPTV offering that does just that. It's called Weather On Demand and gives U-verse subscribers access to customized information from
“Weather On Demand is another great example of the benefits of U-verse TV and our Internet Protocol (IP) platform,” said G.W. Shaw, AT&T executive director of U-verse marketing. “We’re making it easy for customers to check weather conditions and forecasts in their hometown or across the country, whenever they want. We know that’s content will be a great resource for our U-verse TV customers who want up-to-date and accurate weather information.”

Weather On Demand is accessed by tuning to a channel that has features similar to weather-related web pages. You can select a city and find out the current conditions, get a short or long term forecast, and even watch radar maps.

It's currently only being offered to subscribers in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis and San Diego, but will eventually become a standard feature for all U-verse customers.

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