Streaming movie service FlixFling and Orb Networks, a specialist in digital media streaming products, have confirmed plans to offer a comprehensive bundle combining FlixFling’s movie subscription service with Orb’s wireless video streaming solution. This marks a significant breakthrough in the delivery of over the top digital entertainment as the first time a premium content subscription service has included a set-top box with the offer. Following the mobile handset model of subsidizing hardware with a service subscription, this approach will give over the top delivery of movies mass market appeal.
The package, to be sold under the name FlixFling TV, will bundle FlixFling’s unlimited streaming movie subscription with Orb’s Orb TV Wireless Streaming Media Player – giving FlixFling TV subscribers in the US the ability to stream FlixFling movies directly to any television. Subscribers will receive both a membership to FlixFling and the Orb TV Wireless Streaming Media Player for one low monthly fee. FlixFling TV will utilise FlixFling’s mobile applications for iOS and Android and Orb’s AllPlay for Mobile Devices – an open, cross platform API that enables wireless media streaming – to bring FlixFling’s online service to any screen, using any iOS or Android smart phone or tablet as a remote.