Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN) is expanding into OTT in Western Europe for the first time by launching Film1, its premium pay movie service, as a Direct-to-Consumer subscription service, in the Netherlands.
Film1, will now also deliver exclusive, first run films via a new OTT service where customers can watch over three hundred films on-demand, direct to a screen whenever it suits them. At launch, the new service comes with unlimited, instant access to titles such as Blade Runner 2049, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Baby Driver and more.
Film 1’s OTT service, which will launch June 21st on PC, Mac, IOS and Android, will be available to new customers who sign up to a monthly subscription of €7.99 or an annual subscription for €79.99. The new service will have a live stream of the Film1 Premiere linear channel and an extensive range of over three hundred movies on demand including the latest films of major film studios.
Kate Marsh, SPTN’s Executive Vice President, Western Europe, International Networks, said: “We’re delighted to be expanding into OTT with the launch of our new Film1 service. We take pride in securing the latest and best film content for our Dutch audience, and this new direct to your screen service complements our partnerships with pay-TV operators and delivers a new way for people to access our top-quality content.”