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Description

Welcome to the new, upgraded News 12 app, which contains many new features and is now fully optimized for Android phones and tablets. Please note, that current app users will need to login after the download to the new app with your Optimum ID and password or your News 12 login. This is a one-time login so you can choose your preferred region and all of your alerts.

News 12 is the exclusive 24-hour news network dedicated to covering local news in 7 regions within the New York tri-state area. This app is available for free to Optimum customers & subscribers that receive News 12 on Comcast, Time Warner and Service Electric cable systems.

With the app you will receive:
LIVE streaming and video-on-demand of News 12 and News 12 Traffic & Weather channels
Up-to-the-minute local news, weather, traffic, and more, serving Long Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, southwestern Connecticut, Hudson Valley (Rockland and Orange counties), New Jersey, and Westchester
Local breaking news information, pushed directly to your device
Local weather alerts, weather forecasts, current temperatures, and storm coverage
Access to more than 800 traffic cameras and traffic flow data for each region
Local school closings
National and international news, business, sports, and entertainment
Polls and “question of the day”
Access social media directly for comments, feedback, and sharing
Ability to upload photos and videos for potential use on News 12

*Don’t have an Optimum ID? You can create one by clicking the following link while using your Optimum Online modem.
https://idcenter.services.optimum.net/Services/Process/ID/SignInByAccountNumber

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Oct 03, 2013 (over 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Jan 16
2019
(Current)
Version 3.5.0

NEW in this release:
- Bug fixes
- Performance improvements

Dec 17
2018
Version 3.4.9

NEW in this release:
- Bug fixes
- Performance improvements

Aug 15
2018
Version 3.4.7

NEW in this release:
- Bug fixes
- Contents update
- Performance improvements

Jul 02
2018
Version 3.4.6

We update the News 12 app regularly so we can make it better for you. Get the latest version for all of the available features and improvements. Thanks for trusting the News 12 app as your key source for news, weather, traffic, and sports in Long Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, southwestern Connecticut, Hudson Valley (Rockland and Orange counties), New Jersey, and Westchester.
New in this version:
- Improve notification and in-app messaging
- Many Bug Fixes And Under The Hood Improvements

May 17
2018
Version 3.4.5

New in this Release: Updated the config and applied bug fixes

May 08
2018
Version 3.4.4

New in this Release: Updated the config and applied bug fixes

May 02
2018
Version 3.4.3

New in this Release: Updated the config and applied bug fixes

Apr 19
2018
Version 3.4.2

New in this Release: Updated the config and applied bug fixes

Apr 03
2018
Version 3.4.0

New in this Release:
- Applied Bug Fixes
- Close Captions

Feb 07
2018
Version 3.3.1

NEW in this version:
• You no longer have to log in to access app content! Only watching live feeds requires logging in with your existing account
• Check out the new content categories on your home page and in the side menu
• Some bug fixes and performance improvements

Jan 21
2018
Version 3.3.0

NEW in this version:
• You no longer have to log in to access app content! Only watching live feeds requires logging in with your existing account
• Check out the new content categories on your home page and in the side menu
• Some bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 20
2017
Version 3.2.1

NEW in this update:
• When active, look for closings and delays on the homepage
• Fixed an issue where "Send Us News Tips" was some times going to the wrong page
• Fixed an issue where weather forecasts from the meteorologist would some times not show up

Nov 16
2017
Version 3.2.0

Bug fixes and improvements.

Sep 01
2017
Version 3.1.3

Bug fixes and improvements.

Aug 28
2017
Version 3.1.2

NEW in this release:
• Fixed a bug that took many users to the wrong Article
• Fixed another bug that allowed the screen to sleep while watching a video
• Android 7.1 users - Use App Shortcuts for the Weather page + other key parts of the app
• Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 12
2017
Version 3.0.3

Bug fixes and improvements.

May 31
2017
Version 3.0.2

Hi News12 community! You spoke and we listened! Here are the updates we made for you:
• The Live Broadcasts for News, Weather, and Traffic are at the top of the Homepage
• We've made fixes to the login experience - sorry to everybody that experienced issues! We're continuing to monitor and fix issues as we catch them!
Please email news-app-support@franklyinc.com if you're still seeing issues so we can squash these bugs more quickly.

May 24
2017
Version 3.0.1

Hi News12 community! You spoke and we listened! Here are the updates we made for you:
• The Live Broadcasts for News, Weather, and Traffic are at the top of the Homepage
• We've made fixes to the login experience - sorry to everybody that experienced issues! We're continuing to monitor and fix issues as we catch them!
Please email news-app-support@franklyinc.com if you're still seeing issues so we can squash these bugs more quickly.

May 15
2017
Version v.2017.05.15

Now you can view the 36-hour weather forecast directly from the app home screen. If you want to see more, just tap to get the full forecast.

Mar 14
2017
Version v.2017.03.14

Now you can view the 36-hour weather forecast directly from the app home screen. If you want to see more, just tap to get the full forecast.

Dec 20
2016
Version v.2016.12.20

Now you can view the 36-hour weather forecast directly from the app home screen. If you want to see more, just tap
to get the full forecast.

Oct 27
2016
Version v.2016.10.27

Closed caption fix for some affected users

Oct 04
2016
Version v.2016.10.04

Added sound component to News12 Alerts

Jul 26
2016
Version v.2016.04.13

* Fixes issue some users were having that in launching the correct region
* Fixes missing weather headers on
the daily forecast area

Oct 28
2014
Version v.2014.10.28

Sep 26
2013
Version v.1.15

Sep 21
2013
Version v.1.14

Sep 20
2013
Version v.1.13

Apr 23
2013
Version v.1.12

Apr 06
2013
Version v.1.11

Mar 29
2013
Version v.1.10

Dec 08
2012
Version v.1.9

Aug 03
2012
Version v.1.6

Aug 02
2012
Version v.1.5

Jul 13
2012
Version v.1.4

Mar 16
2012
Version v.1.1

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