Billerica, Mass. -- Time Warner Cable and Weather Services
International have agreed to develop a "sophisticated" local-weather service,
WSI said last Thursday.
Time Warner will begin testing WSI's "Weather by
Intellicast" service, which the company customizes for local systems, in one of its
largest systems early next year, WSI said.
Meteorologists from Time Warner's local-news channels
will present the forecasts on-camera.
"This combination of expertise from two industry
leaders will deliver to viewers the next generation of local-weather coverage on
television," said Kirk Varner, vice president of news services for Time Warner, in a
WSI, based here, is a subsidiary of TASC Inc., a Litton