ProSiebenSat, United Internet to Launch Online & VOD Service

In Germany, a major broadband experiment is set to launch in Q2: media giant ProSiebenSat.1 Group and German ISP United Internet AG will launch Maxdome, a video-on-demand service, offering films, comedies and other series accessible either via broadband or TV set-top box.

Feature film product for maxdome has been secured through contracts with Paramount Pictures Global, Constantin Film Verleih, Kinowelt and Epsilon Motion Pictures for a variety of recent feature films.

Besides online on Maxdome website, the companies will launch a Thomson set-top box in spring of 2006. The online and VOD service being powered by Entriq (Disclaimer: one of our advertisers).

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