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AT&T, AccuWeather.com roll out on-demand weather access
AT&T and AccuWeather.com are launching Weather On Demand, an interactive feature as part of AT&T’s U-verse TV service that allows subscribers to find on-demand weather information with the touch of a button.
The new on-demand TV weather programming is now available to subscribers of AT&T’s IPTV service in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis and San Diego at no additional charge. AT&T plans to make the on-demand weather channel available to all U-verse customers in 2009.
According to AT&T, Weather On Demand will give viewers access to weather conditions and forecasts for any location in the country whenever they want it. It also will provide:
- current local conditions, including high and low temperatures, humidity, wind, visibility and barometric pressure
- local and nationwide forecasts, including hourly and six-day outlooks
- animated local and national radar imagery and satellite views
- current videos of meteorologists presenting local weather updates
For more information, visit www.accuweather.com and www.att.com.