month archive

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Rocketeer Recognition: Bottle Rocket Named the #10 Best Place to Work by the DBJ

**UPDATE** We are happy to share that we landed at #10 on The Dallas Business Journal's Best Places to Work list in the medium company cateogry! We were selected among 58 other North Texas companies, ranging from small to large, through an extensive selection process. Employees were surveyed and results were matched against national standards. This is the first time we have been recognized by the Dallas... read more

App Launch: NBC for iOS 7 is Ready for Download!

**UPDATE** NBC is now available on both Android and iOS! Many of you might already have the NBC app that’s been previously released, but today you can get the new and improved version that comes packed with a whole new watching and user experience. The app has been completely redesigned and optimized for iOS 7, also launching today! The NBC app brings episodes of your favorite shows straight to your... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Bottle Rocket Supports ShelterBox

September is already coming to a close and we've just drawn our final charity for the month. ShelterBox was entered by Rocketeer David Goldstein who was thrilled that this organization was selected today to receive some Rocketeer support.  ShelterBox is a phenomenal group whose mission it is to provide international aid to those affected by disaster by delivering custom boxes with items necessary for... read more

App Launch: HGTV Watch

**UPDATE** HGTV Watch is now available on both Android and iOS! HGTV to Go is now HGTV Watch! Stay connected with your favorite HGTV shows from your iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The app launched today, giving viewers easy access to HGTV’s distinctive programming and exclusive extras. HGTV Watch also allows you to subscribe to any show, host or destination of interest and your Watchlist is updated... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: Michael Griffith Offers Up Mobile Insights at AAF Dallas Luncheon

The AAF (American Advertising Federation Dallas) Dallas held a luncheon this week where Rocketeer Michael Griffith was on hand to present important insights into mobile becoming one of the greatest tools for building brand loyalty. Following his presentation, legendary Dallas Morning News business columnist Cheryl Hall conducted a fireside chat with Michael, giving attendees a deeper look into the content... read more

App Launch: Telemundo Now on iOS and Android

**UPDATE** Telemundo Now can be downloaded from Google Play in addition to iTunes. Get it today! Telemundo is now available wherever you are. Watch full episodes of current Telemundo novelas and shows on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Telemundo Now. Create a Mi Lista for all your favorite shows. Some full episodes are also available without a TV subscription. Get the app on... read more

App Launch: Oxygen Now Makes Its Debut on iTunes

  It's raining apps this week! NBC launched yesterday and today, Oxygen Now has made its debut on iTunes! You can now watch your favorite Oxygen shows on your iPhone and iPad. Episodes are viewable on the app the day after they air and a number of back shows are available for your viewing pleasure as well. You can get full access to all that this app offers by logging in with your television provider... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Here it is the middle of September and so far, the month has gotten off to a great start at Bottle Rocket! The kids are all back in school, we've launched some exciting new apps and we've recently had our first charity drawing of the month. For anyone new to our blog, we Rocketeers enter charities near and dear to our hearts into a drawing and then one is selected twice a month. Charities are a big part of... read more

App Recognition: Apple Features Two Bottle Rocket Apps in Today’s Announcement

If you caught the live blog of Apple’s announcement this afternoon, you might have seen our SPG and NBC Digital apps featured! As we Rocketeers gathered into a conference room in anticipation of what exactly would be revealed today, we were all super excited to see our apps on display for all to see! Both have not yet been officially released, but were chosen by Apple as part of today’s presentation as prime... read more

AWE’s Scott Maddux Participates In FierceCable’s Second Screen Webinar

  Rocketeer Scott Maddux, GM of our AWE division, recently participated in FierceCable’s Scoring with the Second Screen webinar alongside Brett Sappington, Director of Research for Parks Associates and Simon Jones, Director of Solutions Marketing for Ooyala. This webinar, hosted by Steve Donohue of FierceCable, focused on apps that content providers and distributors are relying on to drive increased... read more