Google Inc's TV service, debuting this month on Sony Corp and Logitech International SA devices, will include content from Time Warner Inc's HBO, General Electric Co's NBC, Netflix Inc and Twitter Inc.
Google, which first announced the service in May, also will feature TBS, TNT, CNN and the Cartoon Network channels, and an application from the National Basketball Association, according to a blog posting. In addition to Sony and Logitech, Dish Network Corp has said it plans to deliver the service.
"This is just the beginning," Google said on the blog. "Over the next few weeks, you can expect to hear from more sites that are enhancing their Web content for the television."
The companies aim to capitalize on growing demand for content that combines Internet features with television programming. For Google, the world's most popular search engine, the TV service provides a new way to sell advertising, which makes up most of its revenue.
NBC will provide CNBC Real-Time, an application that combines stock information and financial news. HBO will contribute a service called HBO GO, which lets users access shows on-demand. Other Web content partners include the New York Times Co, Pandora Media Inc and Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Video on Demand, which will offer access to more than 75,000 titles.