UltraViolet NOW Video from JB Hi-Fi

Australian home entertainment retailer JB Hi-Fi has revealed details of a new cloud-based video service known as JB NOW Video, giving consumers the opportunity to download or stream films and TV shows on a number of devices, including PCs, tablets and smartphones.

JB Hi-Fi CEO Terry Smart announced the launch of the service in a presentation at the Macquarie Australia Conference in Sydney. Although it was suggested that the service was “nearing completion”, a streaming site is already live.

JB NOW Video will utilise UltraViolet, allowing consumers to gain access to digital copies of video content when they purchase hard-copy DVDs or Blu-ray discs showing an UltraViolet logo.

JB Hi-Fi is currently advertising a number of major upcoming DVD releases on the NOW Video website, including Gangster Squad, This is 40 and Django Unchained, scheduled for release on 6 June 2013.

The service launch complements the retailer’s existing digital services, including the JB NOW music streaming service (launched December 2011) and its online eBook service (launched April 2013).

Posted by on May 3 2013. Filed under Articles, IPTV, OTT.

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