June 1, 2019 – The company issued a press release in June. It focused on the addition of channels and OTT options, including Pluto TV.
“This is one more important step in our mission to entertain the planet. The launch of Pluto TV on Contour as well as Contour Stream Player will provide Cox customers with endless enjoyment of our curated, lean-back streaming offering” said Tom Ryan, CEO, and co-founder of the live internet TV app. The Pluto TV app has provided access to over 100 channels to its customers. Moreover, with thousands of on-demand titles, Cox Contour customers are spoiled for choice.
Cox Communications launched Cox Contour as the company’s leading television platform, in 2013. Cox has been continuously adding more channels to their lineup ever since.
Recently Pluto TV has also added a range of Viacom channels into their lineup. So now Cox Contour customers can also enjoy channels like MTV Pluto TV, Spike Pluto TV, Comedy Central Pluto, BET Pluto TV, Nick Jr. Pluto TV. and Nick Pluto TV. In addition, Paramount Movie channel was also included in the deal with Viacom.
Currently, Cox Contour TV is in the process of integrating more OTT media services onto their platform. As of now, Contour TV also includes Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube.
About Pluto TV
Pluto TV is a TV platform launched in 2013. Around the same time as Cox Contour TV. But unlike Contour TV, Pluto TV requires the best internet connection to operate. Since it is an internet-based live TV streaming app, faster connections mean higher performance. The App runs on 14 platforms including gaming consoles, Android TV, and Apple TV.
Earlier this year Viacom acquired Pluto TV. The 3-month negotiations finalized in March 2019. Soon after the acquisition, Viacom announced that Pluto TV would be available globally. ” Pluto TV continually strives to find new and innovative ways to extend our platform to new audiences,” added Tom Ryan.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is part of Cox Enterprises, providers of services in the US. Cox Enterprises has a long history of providing telecommunication, cable, and home automation services. The Cox is the third-largest provider of cable television services in the US. The Atlanta-based service provider is also the seventh largest telephone carrier in the country.
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Cox Contour TV is one of the cable services offered by Cox Communications. In 2015, Cox made a deal with Comcast and licensed their Xfinity X1 platform. The purchase became the new platform for Contour TV. As of 2017, one year after the launch of the new platform, Contour TV serviced more than 1 million customers. For more information on the addition of Pluto TV or for information about the services contact Cox customer care.