NimbleTV announced today that they are lunching local stations in the Chicago Market. NimbleTV has no affiliation with any cable or satellite operator, the companys new service lets Chicago area residents with existing Comcast Xfinity and AT-T U-verse subscriptions watch their pay TV via the cloud. For a small fee, NimbleTV also offers cloud-based HD-DVR with nearly limitless recording capability. In addition, NimbleTV plans to roll-out to several other major U.S. cities later this year.
If you are not a cable or satellite subscriber you can purchase a plan starting at $29.98 a month for streaming content. All of the plans include local channels if you live in the available markets. Even premium channels like HBO and Showtime are available for purchase. Find out more about the available plans by clicking HERE.
Were delighted to offer Chicago residents a new way of viewing their TV thats on their terms, said Anand Subramanian, founder and CEO of NimbleTV. By allowing them to Nimble-ize their cable subscription, customers can change the way they access their TV while also respecting the existing TV ecosystem that pays creators for their content.
NimbleTV is also announcing that the New York Metro area service, which launched late last year for subscribers of Cablevision, Verizon FiOS, Time Warner and RCN, is now free. Like the Chicago offering, HD-DVR will now be available for users of this service starting at $4.99/mo.
NimbleTV has no affiliation with any cable or satellite operator. It works on Roku, Apple TV, Internet-enabled TVs, the latest browsers and operating systems, iOS and some Android devices. The services intuitive search feature enables customers to discover programming by show, title and genre. To subscribe to a particular NimbleTV package, customers must provide home addresses within the region where the desired service originates.
Bellow is our review of NimbleTV from earlier this year.