PHILADELPHIA, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today announced over a dozen new options for watching the convention, ensuring that viewers have a wide range of choices virtually unprecedented for any national political event. The DNCC is working with cutting-edge technology partners to house convention content on a range of platforms, ensuring that no matter what device audiences are using, the full program is right at their fingertips.
"Audiences today are more fragmented than ever. Our vast array of livestreaming options will meet people where they are, because it should be just as easy to watch the convention as anything else," said Andrew Binns, Chief Innovation Officer of the Democratic National Convention. "Whether you're a cord-cutter, someone on the go or sitting in front of the family TV, you can engage with the convention the exact same way you engage with your favorite content on any other day."
In addition to livestream options, several platforms will also offer video on demand services. The full list of platforms is as follows:
Cable Providers DirecTV (Live Convention Week) Comcast Xfinity (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week)
TV Connected Hardware Devices Apple TV (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week) Roku (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week) Amazon FireTV (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week) Xbox (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week)
Mobile App DNCC Mobile App (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week)
Web Streaming Demconvention (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week) Twitch.tv (Live Convention Week) Google/YouTube (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week) Bing.com (Live Convention Week) Anywhere video is embedded (Video on Demand and Live Convention Week)
The 2016 Democratic Convention will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in PhiladelphiaJuly 25-28, 2016. Working in partnership with the Philadelphia Host Committee, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, our goal is to make this the most engaging, innovative and forward looking Convention in history. The 2016 Democratic National Convention will leverage technology to take the Convention experience well beyond the hall in an effort to engage more Americans than ever before in the event. With the birthplace of American Democracy as a backdrop, the 2016 convention in Philadelphia will highlight our shared Democratic values and help put the Democratic nominee on a path to victory.
The Democratic Convention is the formal nominating event for the Democratic candidates for President and Vice President. At the Convention, the Democratic Party also adopts the official Democratic Party platform as well as the rules and procedures governing party activities including the nomination process for presidential candidates in the next election cycle.
The CEO for the 2016 Democratic National Convention is Reverend Leah D. Daughtry. The official website of the 2016 Democratic National Convention is www.demconvention.com.