Time Warner Cable Enabling De-couching by Providing a Full Rebate for a Slingbox HD

Time Warner Cable has demonstrated a surprising willingness to let its customers uncamp themselves from the confines of of the couch in from the TV. First up was TWCable TV for iPad which lets iPad users in select Time Warner Cable regions watch TV shows over WiFi while in thei homes. Next up? Ars Technica reports that Time Warner Cable will cover the full $300 cost of a Slingbox HD.

Time Warner Cable’s free Slingbox offer likely to rankle networks

The Slingbox HD provides a way to remotely watch video from your TV nearly anywhere you have sufficient network access.

Slingbox has mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and select models of BlacKBerry, Palm OS and Symbian devices. The SlingPlayer for Android, iOS and Windows Phone is extremely expensive as app prices go: $29.99.


Video courtesy of Slingbox/Havabox

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