zeebox today announces that its award-winning app is now available for the new BlackBerry® 10 platform. BlackBerry® Z10 customers in the U.K, U.S. and Australia can download zeebox from the BlackBerry® World™ storefront today to get the world’s only truly social, interactive and synchronised TV guide.
The zeebox app, which is already available for BlackBerry® 7 smartphones, has been streamlined and updated with full 7-day TV guide search, more ways to discover unique TV and access to great interactive content for the top shows. Combined with the ground-breaking performance of the new BlackBerry Z10, zeebox is a fast, slick, integrated way to enhance TV viewing.
“The BlackBerry Z10 is a great smartphone for getting the most out of zeebox,” said Anthony Rose, CTO and co-founder of zeebox. “Our BlackBerry10 app includes all of zeebox’s coolest features, including remote control for Comcast XFINITY, Sky, Virgin TiVo set top boxes, play-along with top TV shows, and more.”
zeebox uniquely enables consumers to discover what’s hot on TV right now – among their friends, top celebrities, or the Twitterverse. zeeboxers can follow their favourite stars’ TV viewing, get access to exclusive content related to top shows and even buy the products they see on screen. Using its unique knowledge of what is happening in the shows you are watching, zeebox enables broadcasters to deliver synchronised polls, quizzes, trivia and other interactive widgets directly to fans.
The brainchild of former EMI executive Ernesto Schmitt and BBC iPlayer CTO Anthony Rose, zeebox has led global innovation in the market of TV companion apps since launching in 2011. The company is backed by BSkyB, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Viacom and its app is currently taking the market by storm in the U.K., U.S., Australia and the Republic of Ireland.
The app is available now for download on BlackBerry World: http://appworld.blackberry.com/.