Netflix, a third party online service providing unlimited access to movies and television episodes for a single monthly charge of $7.99, is expanding its service in Canada and will be available on Sony BRAVIA Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) models by April 2011.
"Sony of Canada's announcements of Netflix and recently ‘Video On Demand powered by Qriocity™' demonstrate the emergence of streaming TV content in the homes of Canadians," said Daniel Phillips, Director of LCD TV Marketing at Sony of Canada. "Adding new services to Sony BRAVIA's Internet television content offering gives our customers access to a vast library of highly desirable streaming content."
With BRAVIA Internet Video-capable HDTVs, users can enjoy one of the largest collections of premium and free on-demand entertainment directly on their HDTV. Through an existing broadband connection, users can access online video, music, and content from over
25 providers including YouTube™, Sports Illustrated, Slacker, Epicurious.com, Concierge.com, Style.com, and Dailymotion. Additionally, BRAVIA's Internet Widgets feature allows users to access and view their Facebook®, Twitter®, and Flickr® accounts!
Sony BRAVIA Internet Video-capable HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre systems can be purchased online at http://sony.ca/IPTV/, Sony Style retail stores, and at Sony authorized retailers across the country.
* Netflix and "Video On Demand powered by Qriocity™" will be available on the following
Sony television series:
EX521, EX620, EX720, NX720, HX729, HX820, and HX929.
** Netflix and "Video On Demand powered by Qriocity™" will be available on the following
Blu-ray Disc™ players:
BDP-S 370/380, BDP-S 470/480, BDP-S 570/580, and BDP-S 770/780.
*** Netflix and "Video On Demand powered by Qriocity™" will be available on the following
Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre systems:
BDV-E280, BDV-E980W, BDV-880, and BDV-L600.
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