XstreamHD to offer Lionsgate’s movies for purchase and rental
XstreamHD's new content agreement with Lionsgate will allow its subscribers to access the 12,000 titles the Hollywood movie studio offers.
XStreamHD, a audio/video content service provider to the home has entered into a long-term electronic sell-thru and Video-on-Demand (VoD) home entertainment distribution agreement with Lionsgate, a motion pictures studio and distribution company.
The agreement will enable XStreamHD to offer its customers the ability to digitally purchase or rent, the latest HD releases from Lionsgate, as well as provide access to Lionsgate’s content library of over 12,000 titles.
“Our partnership with XStreamHD presents us with a new opportunity to distribute our content in the digital marketplace,” says Jon Ferro, executive vice president of distribution and digital, Lionsgate.
“Our decision to distribute our titles through XStreamHD reflects our commitment to offer consumers the highest quality home entertainment and access to our enormous library of titles.”
XStreamHD’s whole-home HD entertainment system delivers Full 1080p HD video and up to 7.1 channels of lossless DTS-HD Master Audio directly to the home via satellite, enabling consumers to enjoy the latest entertainment, in Full HD. In addition, every XStreamHD customer has exclusive multi-room access to Pre-Fetched Entertainment (PFE), which provides user convenience by automatically delivering just-released HD entertainment directly to each user’s personal library based upon their individual user preferences and advance title selections.
Consumers can pre-order either XStreamHD’s FAST Start or PRO Start packages to receive priority shipment of the first release systems at the XStreamHD Web site. The XStreamHD FAST Start package includes one HD media server with 1TB storage, one HD media receiver, a RF (radio frequency) remote control, and all of the accessories, including one 3m High-Speed Cat2 certified HDMI cable and two 3m Cat5e Ethernet cables.
The PRO Start package includes all of above components, plus customers will receive an upgraded HD PRO media receiver, which replaces the HD media receiver. The FAST Start package is priced at only $399 while the Pro Start package will be offered for $499. 2TB and 4TB storage configurations are also available with both starter packages.
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