Digital movie collection app Movies Anywhere adds its first pay TV partner, Comcast


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Movies Anywhere, the Disney-led film service operated in partnership Common, WB, Sony Footage and 20th Century Fox, is including its first pay TV companion. Beginning in the present day, Comcast Xfinity TV clients will have the ability to sync their accounts with Films Anyplace as a way to entry their film purchases from the Xfinity Digital Retailer alongside these from different digital retailers.

The films might be accessed on Xfinity X1, within the Xfinity Stream app and on different Xfinity TV platforms.

The Films Anyplace service first launched in 2014, as a approach for Disney followers to combination their Disney, Pixar and Marvel movie purchases in a single place, together with these purchased by way of iTunes in addition to these they owned on DVD or Blu-ray that got here with a digital copy.

Final yr, the service dropped “Disney” from its branding and branched out to include a variety of other digital retailers, together with Amazon Prime Video, Google Play and VUDU. It additionally then allowed clients to combination extra than simply their Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar movies, to incorporate films they personal from Sony, 20th Century Fox, Common and Warner Brothers.

That made the service rather more helpful, because it turned a one-stop store for accessing your broader digital film assortment.

Now, Comcast clients can take part as nicely, bringing in to the app their very own digital film purchases. To encourage sign-ups, Films Anyplace is once more freely giving free films as a part of its launch promotion. This time, clients who sync for the primary time will obtain a replica of “Glad Ft,” and people who sync for the primary time with at the least two digital retailers may also get “The Martian” and “The Destiny of the Livid.”

After signing up and syncing with the varied digital shops, Comcast clients will have the ability to entry their full film assortment for the primary time by way of Comcast’s personal platforms, as properly. This consists of streaming the films on the TV via Xfinity on Demand, and on units by means of the Xfinity Stream app and the online portal. Clients also can use the Films Anyplace app or net portal throughout platforms to entry their film assortment.

“Comcast is among the nation’s main pay TV suppliers with a buyer base that, like ours, consists of people who find themselves passionate concerning the films they love,” stated Karin Gilford, Common Supervisor, Films Anyplace, in a press release. “We're thrilled to now embrace Comcast’s Xfinity TV clients amongst those that can profit from Films Anyplace’s means to deliver their favourite films collectively in a single place that may be accessed throughout a mess of units utilizing the Films Anyplace app and throughout Xfinity TV platforms.”