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.
* In weather section, fixes issues around video continuing to play when you leave the page and around incorrect timestamps
* Fixes crashing issue when you restart the app in airplane mode
* Various other bug fixes