Sony closes deal with Viacom for paid IPTV service




Sony has reportedly signed a deal with the U.S. media company Viacom. The Japanese company wants the TV channels from Viacom, including MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, record in a paid yet to announce IPTV service.

Sony-logo That reports the American business newspaper The Wall Street Journal. Sony would like to offer IPTV platform via its PlayStation consoles and Bravia televisions and media players. Sony would stream as part of a paid service. The TV channels from Viacom to users The company, according to the WSJ also are in discussions with other media companies, including Walt Disney, Time Warner and CBS. Time Warner owns the popular HBO channel.

Several sources report the WSJ that the IPTV service will make suggestions for new content to users based on what they looked before. One part would be done by an algorithm, but content providers would also have an impact here so they can lead. Users to their own productions and channels After the service on the PlayStation consoles and Bravia devices is rolled Sony would also like to add for smartphones and tablets support.

Or users can also watch programs on demand via the television service is still unclear. With the Sony Entertainment Network, Sony is already a platform where users movies and TV shows can rent. Sony would like to present. The new service in early 2014


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