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Want to learn more? Data collected thus far from the Acetrax web store on internet-connected HDTVs revealed a rental-to-buy ratio of The satellite provider, which continues to move further from its Dish-only roots, says the acquisition will strengthen its relationships with the manufacturers of Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and more. Acetrax apps appear in Samsung, Panasonic, LG and Toshiba smart devices, while laptop and tablet manufacturers like Lenovo, Asus, Acer also offer access to the service. Have an expert contact you. Sky has acquired the Acetrax video on demand service, which brings movie rentals through a host of connected devices from the likes of Samsung , LG and Panasonic. UK satellite operator BSkyB has purchased Swiss-based transactional online movie service Acetrax, it was revealed in the pay-TV operator’s first quarter results.

Currently the movie downloads only offer standard-def DVD picture quality with stereo sound, though this may improve in the future. Want to learn more? To celebrate the launch of the Acetrax Movies app and to give consumers a taste of the VoD service, those who sign up for the Acetrax service on Samsung internet-connected TVs by the end of this year will be treated to a free blockbuster movie rental from its catalogue of Hollywood releases, of which the most enticing would probably be Inception which will become available to buy or rent simultaneously with the DVD release. Now TV will provide Sky-acquired content initially movies, with an expansion to sport and general entertainment on both a subscription and transactional basis. By Jonathan Sutton 23 November , Sky intends that Now TV will be available on a wide range of connected devices and Acetrax will provide a solid backbone to supply the promised range of devices for the new service. Sky has acquired the Acetrax video on demand service, which brings movie rentals through a host of connected devices from the likes of Samsung , LG and Panasonic. It is understood that Acetrax will continue to operate under its own brand name and Sky will repurpose the Acetrax platform for its own OTT needs, seeing the acquisition as a move to support the development of Sky’s OTT activities in the connected device environment.

Now TV will provide Sky-acquired content initially movies, with an expansion to sport and general entertainment on both a subscription and transactional basis.

Its library contains acehrax than film titles, ranging from classics like The Matrix and Superman to newer blockbusters such as Iron Man 2 and The Karate Kid. Acetrax apps appear in Samsung, Panasonic, LG and Toshiba smart devices, while laptop and tablet manufacturers like Lenovo, Asus, Acer also offer access to the service.

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This product is included in: It is understood that Acetrax will continue to operate under its own brand name and Sky will repurpose the Acetrax platform for its own OTT needs, seeing the acquisition as a move to support the development of Moies OTT activities in the connected device environment.

To celebrate the launch of the Acetrax Movies app and to give consumers a taste of the VoD service, those who sign up for the Acetrax service on Samsung internet-connected TVs by the end of this year will be treated to a free blockbuster movie rental from its catalogue of Hollywood releases, of which the most enticing would probably be Inception which will become available to buy or rent simultaneously with the DVD release.

Sky buys Acetrax movie rental service to boost Smart TV presence

Sky’s purchase of Acetrax has been described as a Trojan Horse. The Acetrax purchase was quietly revealed in Sky’s quarterly earnings report, with paidContent aptly describing it as a ‘ Trojan Horse ‘ as Movkes looks to boost its presence on connected devices.

It’ll be available on 60 million devices in the UK and parts of Europe bythe company says. UK satellite operator BSkyB has purchased Swiss-based transactional online movie service Acetrax, it was revealed in the pay-TV operator’s first quarter results.

Have an expert contact you. Data collected thus far from the Acetrax web store on internet-connected HDTVs revealed a rental-to-buy ratio of The fact that Sky has acquired Acetrax is a clear indicator that Sky recognises that connected devices are now increasingly core to its business.

Following the launch of Sky Go, BSkyB indicated that it was not ready to launch on connected TVs due to a lack of compelling propositions from CE manufacturers, but it made it clear that the possibility was not going to be completely discounted in the future.

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By Jonathan Sutton 23 November Currently the movie downloads only offer standard-def DVD picture quality with stereo sound, though this may improve in the future. Want to learn more? The statement suggests that Sky will acwtrax aggressively to ensure Sky Go and Now TVwhich will allow people to buy programming on a pay-as-you-go basis, will be staple apps in future Smart TVs.

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Due to the pricing structure, users are more likely to rent newly-released movies that they did not manage to catch in cinemas, and buy the more established and cheaper catalogue titles.

See more Television news. By the number of active connected TVs present in UK homes is expected to ksoten pass all other connected devices, including games consoles, set-top boxes and BD players. The movies are most likely to be downloaded and watched on Saturday and Sunday nights, while the most unpopular night is Friday. Sky has acquired the Acetrax video on demand service, which acterax movie rentals through a host of connected devices from the likes of SamsungLG and Panasonic.

Now TV is an especially important move for BSkyB – a departure from traditional strategy of reinforcing the core pay-TV subscription, Now TV will complement the existing OTT offer and help to reach audiences who acstrax have or don’t want a Sky pay TV subscription, as well as competing with standalone online video services from Netflix and Lovefilm.

Sky intends that Now TV will be available on a wide range of connected devices and Acetrax will provide a solid backbone to supply the promised range axetrax devices for the new service. The most popular genre of digital movie purchased are thrillers like Sherlock Holmes and Shutter Island. The satellite provider, which continues to move further from its Dish-only roots, says the acquisition will strengthen its relationships with the manufacturers of Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and more.

Comedies such as Yes Man and The Hangover comes next, followed by fantasy films, e. Acetrax’s most important asset for BSkyB is the set of relationships which it maintains with CE manufacturers and the Acetrax software’s integration with a range of platforms, including connected TVs, BD players, tablets, and of course, PCs and laptops.