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Time Warner Cable adds key content to its apps
- Time Warner Cable (TWC -0.9%) wins the rights to offer programming from AMC Networks to customers outside of their homes.
- Shows such as Mad Men and Breaking Bad will be available to TWC subscribers through smartphones and tablets.
- The ability for cable companies to strike deals with programmers for out-of-home viewing is critical to keep their apps competitive with alternatives such as Netflix and Hulu as well as new online startups.