UK broadcaster Channel 4 has launched a dedicated 4oD app for Android tablets and smartphones. The free app will make a wide selection of programmes available via the Google Play store, with content to be added to the Samsung App Store soon.
The app can be downloaded on most Android devices running operating systems version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above and is currently optimised for the following: Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus S, Google Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC Desire S, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.
Sarah Milton, head of VOD, Channel 4 said; “We’re pleased to be able to extend our successful video-on-demand service to this range of modern Android devices with a dedicated 4oD app. Users will now be able to catch up on their favourite Channel 4 shows and enjoy many more classics from the Channel 4 archive via their smart phones and tablets. This development continues our ongoing strategy of widening access to 4oD, with particular emphasis on supporting the increasing numbers of users who want to watch our programmes on portable devices.”
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