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Sharp’s Aquos Net+ users join growing Viewster audience

Viewster, the hit sVoD service from DIVA AG that delivers a high-quality catalogue of classic and current movies and TV series, is to be made available by Sharp to owners of its connected TVs, BluRay players and other devices via its Aquos Net+ platform.

The deal will initially deliver Viewster to Aquos Net+ users in 5 key European markets.

Robert Franke, Head of Content at DIVA AG, said, “Sharp is an exciting brand. We are pleased to partner with Sharp, and delighted that Viewster’s outstanding video-on-demand offer will now be available to owners of Sharp equipment via Aquos Net+. Viewster offers must-see movies and TV series in a uniquely structured catalogue that will make it easy for Sharp connected device owners to find the programs they want to watch without having to navigate through thousands of titles.”

Viewster gives Sharp owners Day and Date release and free content .

Sharp’s Aquos Net+ users will benefit from Viewster’s content-driven policy of continuously adding new movie releases to its catalogue in genres including action, comedy, thrillers and TV series. Aquos Net+ users will be able to enjoy this content Day and Date on a tVoD basis via the Viewster widget. Additionally, current titles are complemented with selected, thematically related, movies and series which Aquos Net+ users of Viewster will be able to watch as free aVoD content.

Viewster brings Aquos Net+ users access to a significant and expanding library. Viewster is kept fresh and exciting for users with some 10 percent of the catalogue being refreshed each month, and each title being offered for at least 3 months.

Sharp Aquos Net+ users in expatriate communities will also now be able to locate and view top quality minority content, with the best Turkish, Russian and Arabic movies and drama series on offer via the Viewster widget.


About Diva AG and Viewster

Founded in 2007, DIVA AG is a privately held company based in Zurich, Switzerland with offices in San Jose, Berlin, Paris and London. The company is a leading supplier of movies, TV series and short form contents, delivering content to video on demand platforms and connected devices globally. DIVA’s customers are over-the-top platforms, IPTV operators and device manufacturers in Asia, Europe, Middle East and the USA. Content management, normalisation, secure delivery and reporting are handled by DIVA’s proprietary software platform. The company’s end to end service, incorporating the user-facing on-demand Viewster application, went live in beta in November 2010.

Robert Franke
Head Of Content

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