SHOWTIME : First Media’s world class Video On Demand now launches partnering w SHOWTIME, the Video on Demand services from First Media enable the customers to enjoy the best of international, regional and local content anytime. It’s like having their own personal video library t
BigNews.Biz - Oct 16,2011 - JAKARTA, 12 October 2011 : First Media, a leading broadband and cable TV provider prides itself in constantly bringing new and value added services to enhance the digital lifestyle of the modern Indonesian.
After successfully presenting High-Definition ( HD ) entertainment for the first time last year, First Media through HomeCable now unveils its Video On Demand ( VOD ) called SHOWTIME, which is consistent with the vision of First Media, Empowering You!
With SHOWTIME, you can enjoy the best of international, regional and local content anytime. It’s like having your own personal video library to choose from. Showtime empowers the customer to enjoy the movie experience sitting right at home with family and friends. So just select the movie you want to watch and play! No longer wait for the TV schedules, it’s all in your control!
"As a provider that understands the needs of consumers towards the digital era, both in terms of lifestyle, entertainment, education, and connectivity, we are always working to provide various means and facilities for the market to meet the needs of digital living. VOD is one of our efforts to provide the extraordinary experience for customers,” said Hengkie Liwanto, CEO PT Link Net.
“We are in the golden age of the entertainment era, With customers hectic schedule you may sometimes miss your favorite movies or series. SHOWTIME is the perfect viable solution for First Media customers to access and share the entertainment experience. SHOWITME endeavors to meet the needs and expectations of today’s tech savvy and interactive consumers”, added Hengkie
SHOWTIME: The 4C Concept: Convenience | Content | Control | Choice
Convenience: The all in one set-top-box: HOME BOX HD+ allows you to enjoy SD, HD, and VOD services with Dolby Stereo Surround Sound 5.1. Experience superior digital audio/video theatre-like quality right at home!
Content: Showtime partners with HBO on Demand to bring you the best of HBO international movies and series. Enjoy over 100 hours of HBO On Demand content monthly. SHOWTIME will also bring in more popular international, regional and local content with other partners. The content will be refreshed periodically and will also be available with subtitles in Indonesian and other languages. This is just the beginning!
Control: Enjoy watching your favourite movies and series with full control. Now you can Rewind |Forward | Pause | Play your movie at anytime.
Choice: You will be spoilt for choice with SHOWTIME. Watch what you want, when you want! You no longer have to wait in long queue to buy a movie ticket, it’s you personal video library at home. You will have the flexibility to choose from monthly subscriptions or pay per movie in future.
DIGITIZATION KEY TO FUTURE PROSPERITY
According to Asia Pacific Pay-TV & Broadband Markets 2011, a new report published by leading industry analysts Media Partners Asia (MPA). Renewed economic dynamism and multi-platform competition are fueling the consumption of pay-TV and broadband in Asia Pacific. The number of homes subscribing to digital pay-TV services, including multiple subscriptions, reached