Getting the latest forecast for your neighborhood is going to be a little easier thanks to a new streaming app from The Weather Network.
The Weather TV app will be available on most smart TVs and streaming platforms, including Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick, Roku, Android TV, and more. It will also be available on any smart TV made by LG, Samsung, Philips, Panasonic, Sharp and Sony.
The app will have live streaming news and information from The Weather Network catered to a user’s specific location, helping not just with planning but also safety. Cities around the world will have weather maps, weather warnings and alerts, user submitted photos and reports, plus a large collection of on demand video. content. The Weather Network’s TV apps are designed for a television viewing experience, and feature unlimited “favorite” cities that can be saved, satellite and radar images, and even interactive traffic flow maps for the United States.
The Weather Network is no stranger to innovation, as they were actually one of the first networks to launch interactive television over satellite and cable 1991. “We have been and continue to be a pioneer in the field of TV apps and live-streaming,” said Naomi Lipowski, director of TV Apps and Emerging Technology for The Weather Network. “The continual evolution and growth of our TV apps and streaming services shows just how committed we are to be a leader in the space. It’s personalized and on-demand, which is the way of the future.”
A Canadian based company, The Weather Network provides weather related information for Canada, the U.S. and U.K. The service is particularly popular in Canada, where it’s among the most often consulted TV networks, among the nation’s leading web services, and the number one mobile weather app and second largest mobile website.