Internet apps now available on Prism™ TV
New update enhances TV experience for customers
Jul 25, 2012
MONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc.’s (NYSE: CTL) latest update to its Prism™ TV product now gives customers access to Facebook, Picasa, Yahoo! Fantasy Sports and The Weather Channel apps on any TV screen that’s connected to the service.
The new apps can be accessed by pressing the “Go Interactive” button on the Prism™ TV remote control. CenturyLink has automatically updated current Prism subscribers’ services with the new apps at no extra charge, so no additional action is necessary for subscribers.
The following apps are now available to Prism™ TV subscribers:
· The Weather Channel – Subscribers can get real time weather info when they need it, including current conditions, hourly forecasts, severe weather alerts and more.
· Yahoo! Fantasy Sports – Subscribers no longer need a laptop to check fantasy stats. They can track their team’s performance on their TV screens as they watch the games.
· Facebook – Subscribers can enjoy Facebook on their TV screens. They can check their friends’ statuses, view photos and posts, and even share what they’re currently watching.
· Picasa – Subscribers can connect to their Picasa account and play slideshows of their favorite photos on their TV screens.
For more information on CenturyLink® Prism™ TV, go to www.seeprismtv.com or visit a CenturyLink retail store.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLinkTM PrismTM TV and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink’s customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country’s largest cities to families living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.
For further information: Stephanie Meisse, 419-755-8433 stephanie.n.meisse@CenturyLink.com