A+E Networks' TV Everywhere Apps Available On Kindle Fire HD Tablets

Users of Kindle Fire HD devices can now access TV Everywhere services from A+E Networks as part of a deal announced Tuesday.

A&E, History and Lifetime networks' Tv Everywhere apps are now available via the Amazon App and Google Play stores, according to network officials. The apps enable authenticated subscribers to access full previous seasons of series from the three networks as well as additional content.

A+E Networks have already generated 5.5 million downloads of its TV Everywhere apps to date from iPad, iPhone and Android users. The A+E apps have garnered more than double the visits per unique visitor compared to the companion online sites, with a 30 percent higher video engagement rate, according to company officials.  

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.