Viewers from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom hungry for top local and international video content can now enjoy hit titles like Rake, Angry Boys, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Redfern Now, Sesame Street, Thomas & Friends and The Wiggles on any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Smart TVs, thanks to a landmark deal between Access Digital Entertainment (ADE) and ABC Commercial.
The partnership allows ADE’s online entertainment platform, EzyFlix.tv, to distribute ABC programs, meaning users across the Tasman can download-to-own their favourite programs including new offerings.
Craig White, CEO and co-founder of ADE, said he is thrilled to be partnering with the ABC to deliver some of Australia’s best and most loved television series’ digitally.
“This partnership will ensure users across the nation, in New Zealand and the UK can watch and own their favourite programs for life via digital download. We will also offer access to new programs just hours after broadcast,” he said.
EzyFlix.tv offers ‘season passes’ to shows including alerts to each episode’s availability immediately after its broadcast. Bite-size options will also allow users to ‘snack’ on TV, with consumers able to purchase an episode of a hit show from just $2.99.
Mr White said EzyFlix.tv provides affordable, convenient and timely access to the best video content without any subscription fees, contracts or the need for a set top box.
“EzyFlix.tv has been designed to meet the needs of the ‘connected consumer’. It allows people to build their own online movie and TV library in the cloud and does not lock users into one device or ecosystem – you can download a digital file and play it back anytime, anywhere and on any device including a range of PCs, smartphones, tablets and Smart TVs, either on or offline.”