FilmOn claims ‘killer blow’ with France 24 deal
September 30, 2013
By Colin Mann
Alki David, CEO of Internet TV platform FilmOn.com, is claiming the service has delivered another ‘killer blow’ to its rivals through a series of landmark deals with a national broadcasters.
The latest content-sharing deal will see the FilmOn.com platform deliver programming from the highly-respected France 24 news channel.
Under the new agreement, FilmOn.com users will be able to view France 24’s rolling package of news and current affairs on PCs and smartphones. The move further adds to FilmOn.com’s stable of major news offerings from around the globe, which boasts content from BBC News, Associated Press, Russia Today, Al Jazeera and many other live casts and vodcasts.
David said the deal left FilmOn poised in a strong position to achieve its goal of conquering multiple territories around the globe. “This is yet another killer blow that will leave rival services struggling to keep pace with our innovative approach of offering offering major broadcasters an opportunity to connect with audiences via the Internet, whilst generating income through freemium online advertising and premium subscription packages.”
FilmOn.com carries over 500 branded live-channels and 45,000 Video On Demand titles to cater for all tastes, offering content as diverse as Movies, News, Sports, Fashion, Kids, Science and Technology to Bikini TeeVee.