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TMCNet:  Frequency Comes to iPhone

[December 06, 2012]

Frequency Comes to iPhone

LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Frequency, a free service that delivers the best of online video to consumers, today announced the release of the Frequency app for iPhone, the latest way to access the Frequency service. Frequency allows people to choose, personalize and watch video channels made just for them and sourced from thousands of websites as well as their own Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube feeds. Frequency for iPhone, which builds on the success and critical acclaim of the Frequency for iPad app, is optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 and gives iPhone users a highly intuitive and personalized interface for watching all their favorite online videos in a single place.

Frequency, which launched in January of this year, is revolutionizing the way people watch online video. Just as paid services like Netflix and Hulu have made viewing movie and TV content across multiple devices a seamless experience, Frequency aims to be the go-to service for viewing the almost unlimited amount of freely available ad-supported online video available across the internet, shared on social media channels, and posted by leading content publishers.

Frequency works by continuously indexing thousands of online video sources -- from obscure blogs to leading global news organizations to specialty sports websites -- and organizing it into channels for quick and easy viewing on connected devices, including TVs, tablets, and now, iPhones.

"Our goal at Frequency is to connect consumers to all the great internet video they care about, in a highly personalized way. We're indexing and organizing the web's video and making it available via the most simple yet powerful applications available," said Blair Harrison, CEO and founder of Frequency. "Across our apps, people can tune in to whatever they're interested in. They can see the videos shared by their friends, watch a personalized channel of breaking news, or stay up-to-date on their favorite team or band. Now, tens of millions of iPhone users can watch what's interesting and relevant to them in a single app." Frequency's latest app takes advantage of iPhone 5's stunning display, advanced features, and industry-leading user experience to offer users a centralized place for finding and viewing online videos. Similar to Frequency's service on other devices, the iPhone app delivers personalized recommendations based on interests and content viewing patterns that users can take with them to view wherever they are.

Upon launching the app, users will immediately see Frequency's signature "Tuner," which intelligently displays their favorite channels, connected services such as Facebook, and personalized channels made just for them. Designed from the ground up to be used with one hand, the app allows users to easily navigate across channels or up and down through individual video selections and categories with swipe actions. Users can easily share any video with friends via Message, SMS, email, social media, or save videos for later viewing, either in-app or on other devices, including the iPad, a computer, and on TV through Apple TV and AirPlay.

To download Frequency for iPhone, visit the Apple App Store. For more information, visit www.frequency.com.

About Frequency: Frequency is a free internet video service that connects consumers to great video from all around the web -- from social networks, major media sites, apps, blogs, and more. Frequency brings all the video you care about into one place, and organizes it into personalized channels that are continuously updated. Frequency is available on a wide range of internet connected devices including computers, mobile phones, tablets, and TVs.

Iz Conroy frequency@launchsquad.com SOURCE: Frequency mailto:frequency@launchsquad.com

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