BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FilmOn Labs, a Division of FilmOn.com PLC (www.FilmOn.com), the World's first Internet based HD Virtual Cable TV Service, today announced that starting in February 2012, the Company will be shipping the FilmOn AIR for free, to all its Yearly US based Subscribers, so they can watch local Network Television on their Computers and Mobile Devices.
“In 2010 FilmOn ended up in an ongoing legal battle with all four of the Major Networks CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX, over FilmOn’s right to carry their signals over the Internet. The case is ongoing and FilmOn expects to settle the dispute this year,” said Alki David, CEO and Founder of FilmOn.
Mr. David continued, “FilmOn has licensed over 120 HD online television channels and has even launched its own College Sports and Live Soccer Channels but the challenge has been in legally bringing Major Network programming to our lineup whilst respecting the Network’s traditional business models.”
Presenting FilmOn AIR, an elegant device that just plugs into the most popular smart phones, tablets, Mac and Windows Computers. The device tunes into Over The Air ATSC Digital signals already being transmitted by the Networks and other local Broadcasters. FilmOn AIR is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android and Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod iOS.
FilmOn AIR, is free with every annual US based subscription to FilmOn which costs $149.95 for the basic package. FilmOn AIR retails for $ 95.95, allowing Users to watch or record their favorite TV shows. The ever popular FilmOn App contains 120 online HD Channels. The next generation of the FilmOn App will contain the FilmOn AIR tuning application and will be available in February for free download in the Apple App Store or the Droid Market Place. Windows and Mac installers come ready onboard with an extra Easter Gift bundled inside.
FilmOn App delivers the EPG (Electronic programming guide) that lets Users set a reminder for their favorite TV shows. FilmOn AIR also has a built-in battery and is good for up to 5 hours of use. Users can also plug it in to an electrical supply through the secondary slot. Windows and Mac Installers come ready onboard the device.
ABOUT FilmOn.com - With roots in the film and television, FilmOn.com develops live television technology, producing original content and distributing an extensive library of films and television channels to Computers, Mobile Phones and IP Connected Devices. The company operates the FilmOn Network from offices located in Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, Geneva, Odessa and Hong Kong. Corporate symbol FMX (Frankfurt)
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