Want Hulu TV and more on the go? Yahoo has you covered.
Verizon’s pending acquisition on Wednesday announced the launch of a new Yahoo View app for iOS that gives consumers access to clips of the latest TV content via a partnership with Hulu.
The app roll out comes just over a month after the launch of the Yahoo View website in August.
While the full site gives users access to full episodes and clips of TV episodes, movies, anime, Korean, British and Latino content, Yahoo said the app will initially include clips only. Yahoo said an app for Android and a mobile web experience are “coming soon.”
The app is currently only available in the United States, Yahoo said.
The roll out of clips only content seems to be consistent with soon-to-be parent company Verizon’s trend toward more short-form content with its go90 app and other mobile offerings. Last week, though, Verizon Executive Vice President Marni Walden said the carrier has also found success on go90 with live sports, live music and concerts.”
The Yahoo View move, however, may not be enough.
Earlier in the day, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson revealed that DirecTV is planning to offer more than 100 channels on mobile via its forthcoming DirecTV Now app. The content will be offered at a “very aggressive price,” Stephenson said, and streaming for AT&T customers won’t count against their data caps.