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News 12

News 12

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

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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

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Recently changed in this version

•Device no longer goes to sleep during live video stream
•Fixes issue in some devices where playing video results in error message


Comments and ratings for News 12
  • (40 stars)

    by Eva Leobold on 31/10/2014

    I updated , can't get access with my active Comcast email. You keep telling me I got an email to activate the account I've been using daily for years. I haven't seen that email. Disappointed. Was a great local news app , I may never know if it still is

  • (40 stars)

    by Zhane Merritt on 31/10/2014

    Im on the news im the girl in the pink

  • (40 stars)

    by J. Peter Jorgensen on 31/10/2014

    WHEN ARE YOU GOING PUT THIS APP ON THE AMAZON APP STORE?!?!?! I have to get the .apk from Google Play with my HTC One M8 and then copy it to Google Drive and then to my Kindle HDX 8.9. WHAT A PITA! PLEASE CONSIDER ALL OF THE KINDLES THAT ARE OUT THERE!!!! -------------------------------------------- THANK YOU!!! for the response. I love the NEWS 12 app and the update is really nice. And as yo

  • (40 stars)

    by Wayne kinlock on 31/10/2014

    Phone screen keeps cutting off. Worse than the first update. What gives?

  • (40 stars)

    by Maurisio Portillo on 31/10/2014

    ARE YOU CRAZY WE HAVE TO SIGN IN, COME ON WE NEED TO SEE WHATS ON THE NEWS WHILE WE ARE IN WORK OR SOMETHING PLEASE TAKE OFF THE SIGN IN / SIGN OUT CRAP PUUHH-LLEEAASSEE

  • (40 stars)

    by Aly Nelson on 30/10/2014

    Before the update live news would stay on! Now my phone screen dims like the phone is going to sleep. I have to keep taping the screen to keep it on! Please five l fix or I'm going back to ABC News.!

  • (40 stars)

    by Jose Rodriguez on 30/10/2014

    Why do I have to log in? I just want the news in my area... I guess is time to move on to another app :/