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NEXT.TV(TM) Announces Revolutionary New Cross-Platform Internet TV Portal and Video Social Community
Service to Launch With Over 100 Channels and Thousands of Movies With Innovative Social Community That Allows Users to Customize
|By Marketwired .
|January 29, 2008 04:00 PM EST
PALM SPRINGS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/29/08 -- DEMO 2008 -- Today, NEXT.TV(TM) is announcing its revolutionary new
web application of its Internet television service NEXT.TV at DEMO 2008 in
the Demonstrator Pavilion, Sponsor Networking Lounge. NEXT.TV users will be
able to enjoy hit TV shows, movies, music videos, shorts, documentaries and
much more. Launching with over 100 channels, NEXT.TV features programming
across all genres including comedy, drama, cartoons, sports and science
fiction. Channels and programs available on NEXT.TV will vary by geographic
region and include programming from around the world allowing viewers to
experience global television. NEXT.TV channels include CBS, Hearst, HSN, TV
Guide, Showtime, Endemol, Fremantle, National Lampoon, Comedy Time,
Reality.TV, March Entertainment, Synthesis, Movieola, Soma, Yoga Journal,
Fun Little Movies, BoomJ and more as well as International channels from
over 40 countries around the world including TV Galega (Brazil), Canel 9
(Chile), ABTV5 Thailand, India TV (India), Canal Vasco (Spain), GTV
(Israel) and KBC (Kenya). NEXT.TV can be accessed with a wired or wireless
broadband Internet connection and offers broadcast-quality content to
viewers for free.
"Just as the dawn of cable and satellite revolutionized broadcast
television, NEXT.TV introduces a new era of television distribution
leveraging the power and reach of the Internet," said Rex Wong, CEO of
NEXT.TV. "Never has so much content on a global scale been available to
users with the freedom and usability of NEXT.TV."
NEXT.TV also offers users a choice on how they want to acquire and consume
their entertainment content. NEXT.TV offers thousands of free, ad-supported
TV and video titles. In addition, users have the option to rent or buy
higher quality, downloadable ad-free versions of many titles as well as
thousands of movies from major studios such as 20th Century Fox, Disney,
Lionsgate, MGM, Miramax, New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Sony, and
Warner Bros., through a partnership with CinemaNow. NEXT.TV will also offer
hundreds of hours of HD content.
NEXT.TV is the first cross-platform entertainment content network and will
be available on PCs and Macs via the NEXT.TV Web portal as well as on
millions of Hewlett-Packard consumer notebooks and on mobile and portable
devices. Additional consumer electronics, portable and mobile devices will
be announced in coming months.
NEXT.TV also features a comprehensive social network community built around
the enjoyment of digital entertainment. Users can create profiles
highlighting their favorite entertainment content, blog and video blog,
upload videos and photos, find friends and groups, contact and message
other users, share, vote, rate, comment and much more. One of the most
innovative features on the NEXT.TV community is the ability for NEXT.TV
users to create their own TV station and profit. Instead of media companies
telling users what they should see, users now have control to create the TV
programming lineup they want to watch and broadcast it for the world to
see. On NEXT.TV, users can pick and choose content from NEXT.TV channels
and program their own personalized channels. They can then invite other
users to come and watch their TV station while sharing in the resulting
advertising revenue. For the first time, users will now be able to take
part in the distribution and monetization of media.
The NEXT.TV service is currently shipping on millions of HP Pavillion
consumer notebooks. The NEXT.TV web portal site is available in private
beta immediately and launches to the public in March 2008.
NEXT.TV is a next generation Internet TV and IPTV service and social
network delivering hundreds of channels and thousands of TV and movie
titles to Web, PCs, TVs, mobiles and portables and features a social
network community where users can create profiles highlighting their
favorite entertainment and media content plus they can upload, share, vote,
message, video blog, blog, find friends and much more. The NEXT.TV service
is available on the Internet at www.next.tv plus millions of HP consumer
notebooks, Netgear networking products and a wide range of other consumer
For more information, please visit www.next.tv.
(310) 821-6100 x108
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