Google Freshens Up Fiber TV App

Update includes binge-watching feature, personal recommendations
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Google has launched an updated Fiber TV App for Android and iOS devices that includes new recommendation features and another that helps with binge-viewing.

The app, for Android and iOS mobile devices, will be updated for all  Google Fiber TV subs in the coming weeks, Jared Nusinoff, product manager at Google Fiber, said in this blog post.

Among the app’s new features, the next episode of subscriber favorite shows appear and can be played back with one tap when the app is launched.

The app also supports remote recording to the DVR and personalized recommendations for live TV.

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The Fiber TV mobile app update follows a recent upgrade of the service’s TV interface that include a new recommendations and search engine.

Citing U.S. Copyright Office data, MoffetNathanson analyst Craig Moffett said Google Fiber ended Q2 2016 with 68,715 video subscribers, up 66.6% year-over-year, with Google Fiber responding that it is “very pleased” with its pay TV growth.

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