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Popcornflix Launches on Apple TV

Friday, Feb 19, 2016
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Popcornflix, one of the largest and most widely distributed free movie and TV streaming services, today announced that its ad-supported technology is now fully compatible with Apple TV and is available to all Apple TV users. With this technology in place, Popcornflix can be found on all leading set-top boxes and gaming consoles throughout the United States, as well as more than 60 other countries around the world.

As a leading ad-supported VOD service, Popcornflix is at the forefront of developing advanced video advertising technologies. For its Apple TV app, Popcornflix built its own smart client-side ad insertion technology. This proprietary technology will now also be available on a licensing basis to third parties who are seeking advanced ad-serving solutions in the video-on-demand market.

"I'm proud of the team here at Popcornflix for their innovation and allowing us to implement our ad-serving technology into our Apple TV app," said David Fannon, Executive Vice President at Popcornflix. "From the beginning, our OTT audience has been voracious when it comes to free movies and TV, and we're thrilled to provide our content to a whole new universe of viewers."

Popcornflix offers its viewers over 3,000 movies and TV shows, from critically-acclaimed films such as Monster and The Virgin Suicides, new horror favorites like Paranormal Activity and The Descent, as well as acclaimed foreign films, documentary programming from National Geographic, and beloved children's hits like Inspector Gadget.

Popcornflix is also available on Roku, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation PS3 and PS4, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and all leading Smart TVs.

About Popcornflix
An ad-supported platform, Popcornflix provides access to free streaming movies and TV shows that include pre-roll, mid-roll and banner ads. By advertising on Popcornflix, content and advertising partners can connect with next-generation fans who prefer to stream content whenever and wherever they choose.

Popcornflix is a trademark of Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company with a broad distribution network that includes U.S. and international theatrical, home video, television, cable and new media distribution, with one of the largest independently owned motion picture libraries. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York City. Popcornflix programming is available on multiple platforms, including Roku, Sony PlayStation PS3 and PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Samsung, Bravia, Panasonic and Google Smart TVs.

 

Source : prnewswire.com

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