U-verse is a service provided by AT&T which includes internet, TV and phone; all through a FTTN network. As AT&T says; “goodbye cable, hello digital AT&T U-verse TV”.
Their service allows customer use the My Multiview feature to watch four shows at once, get instant information on sports, weather and more, with one button access. Other features include; easy to manage on-screen guide, on screen Caller ID (if you use U-verse Voice), as well as share music and photos. Before you start thinking that I’m breaking into a commercial here, I actually wanted to mention the U-verse BlackBerry app that was just released in BlackBerry App World. U-verse Mobile allows U-Verse subscribers to use their BlackBerrys to watch TV shows, schedule DVR recordings, set favourite channels, check the guide and more. In order to watch shows on your BlackBerry, keep in mind that you need to subscribe to their U300, U400 or U500 TV packages. The features include:
- Browse TV - Browse or search your personal TV programming guide to find your favorite shows. Schedule one time or series recordings on your DVR at home.
- Favorites - Set your favorite channels to bring them to the top of your guide view and tag favorite shows for quick access.
- Recordings - Easily view and edit your scheduled and recorded shows on your U-verse DVR at home.
- Watch - Browse the library of available shows for download. U300, U400 and U450 U-verse TV package subscribers can download select shows available in the U-verse Mobile library to their BlackBerry for viewing on the go. Show downloads occur over Wi-Fi only.
- More - See U-verse feature highlights and available apps, configure settings, view the user guide and more.
Unless you’re a couch potato, you’ll enjoy being able to manage your U-verse TV preference without having to plop down on the couch. Come to think about it, you may want to minimize your TV time and watch on the go, as you may run out of thumbs between the remote and your BlackBerry. AT&T U-verse customers, you can get U-verse Mobile for free from BlackBerry App World.