Time Warner Cable, Viacom Lawyer Up in App Spat


After weeks of sparring between Time Warner Cable and Viacom over the cable company’s March 15 release of an app allowing customers to stream live programming (including Viacom’s) over iPads, the pair is going to court.

On Thursday, Time Warner filed a request for a declarative judgment affirming the cable company permission to stream Viacom channels to any device within a customer’s home. Last week, in response to demands from Viacom and other content providers, Time Warner had been forced to pull their programming from the app.

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