Time Warner Cable Tunes In Slacker

MSO’s Customer Portal Integrates Internet Music Service
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Time Warner Cable has added the Slacker Internet music service to its new Web portal, TWC Central, that’s available to more than 11 million high-speed Internet subscribers.

TWC is offering access to Slacker’s lineup of curated streaming radio stations and an on-demand library of more than 13 million songs at http://twcc.slacker.com.  Slacker offers a free, ad-supported service, plus two subscription tiers: Slacker Premium ($9.99 per month) and Slacker Plus ($3.99 per month).

Slacker, a service founded in 2010 that offers a mix of services found in online music services such as Pandora and Spotify, also has billing and distribution deals with major mobile providers, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular.

The deal adds a new music component to TWC Central, the MSO’s customer portal for news, entertainment, information, social networking, and access to Time Warner Cable products and services.