Local Now joins XUMO as hyper-local, dynamic channel

The Weather Group has announced the addition of the Local Now streaming service to XUMO, bringing viewers a new and innovative way to get hyper-local, news, sports and weather.

Local Now delivers real-time, localized news and information on current events, weather, lifestyle, sports, business and traffic from content partners including the Associated Press, Foursquare, American City Business Journals, Stadium, Cheddar, Nextdoor, SportRadar, Fresco, TrafficLand, INRIX, Flight Aware and more.

Local Now is a streaming service that is changing the way Americans get news about their communities. Powered by The Weather Channel and content partners, Local Now delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information. With unique technology that transmits localized information to hundreds of markets across the United States, Local Now delivers the same information seen in a 30 to 60 minute local news broadcast segment, on-demand and in a fraction of the time.

A streaming television company based in Irvine, California, XUMO delivers over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE digital channels direct to consumers through smart TV, mobile and other streaming device integrations. Through strategic partnerships with LG Electronics, Hisense company, Ltd., VIZIO and Panasonic, XUMO has developed one-click access for consumers to stream 125 free channels.