Media Release: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Presto today announced its new Presto TV subscription streaming service, which launched last week, is now also available on selected Android devices.
Android users can download the Presto App from the Google Play Store or Samsung App Store giving them access to an unbelievable selection of 1000s of hours ad-free television shows for $9.99 per month.
Subscribers have a number of options to choose from depending on their entertainment needs – they can choose Presto TV or Presto Movies as stand-alone services for $9.99 per month or bundle both services for $14.99 per month with no ongoing commitment.
Presto TV, Presto Movies and the Presto bundle are already available across PC, Mac and iPads as well as to TV screens via Google Chromecast and, from today, on selected Android tablets. Subscribers can register up to four compatible devices and watch two devices simultaneously.
Subscribers can visit www.presto.com.au/devices to see the full range of supported devices, which includes leading tablet devices from Samsung and Google Nexus.
“Presto is committed to try and offer our services across the widest range of devices and today we welcome Android users to our new unbelievable entertainment experience, just in time for Australia Day,” Shaun James, Director of Presto and On Demand, said.
“We will also continue to work closely with market-leading consumer electronic vendors to ensure our supported device line-up supports the biggest releases in the tablet, mobile, smart TV and gaming consoles and we expect to make further announcements shortly.”
The new Presto TV service will offer a vast library featuring “complete seasons” of programs which are available to stream and watch instantly on demand when and where you want.
Leading content producers such as HBO, SHOWTIME®, CBS Studios International, Viacom International Media Networks and Hasbro Studios will provide programming in addition to local content from Foxtel, the Seven Network and ABC Commercial.
Among the available programs include full seasons of HBO series The Sopranos, The Wire, Sex and the City, Entourage, True Blood, Girls and Boardwalk Empire; from SHOWTIME original series from CBS Studios International including Dexter®, The Borgias, Californication, Nurse Jackie and Ray Donovan; Foxtel’s award-winning local dramas Wentworth, Love My Way and Tangle; from the Seven Network the much loved Aussie dramas Packed to the Rafters, All Saints, Always Greener, and overseas series Mr Selfridge, Rosemary and Thyme and A Touch of Frost; from ABC Commercial a wide range of titles including Summer Heights High, We Can Be Heroes, Ja’mie: Private School Girl, Rake, Redfern Now and popular children’s series and specials such as Bob the Builder, Thomas the Tank Engine and The Wiggles; and from Viacom International Media Networks SpongeBob SquarePants and the lovable Dora the Explorer.
Presto Movies features blockbuster movies and all-time favourite films from a constantly updated collection, ad-free for $9.99 per month with no ongoing commitment. Presto Movies has more recent film titles available than any other SVOD service.
Content will be regularly updated with new TV programs and movies being added over time. Presto encourages subscribers to check back regularly to discover new content via the Presto Community (community.presto.com.au), or to follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/presto) and Twitter (@presto).
To subscribe or discover more about Presto TV, Presto Movies or the Presto bundle visit www.presto.com.au.
Presto TV will be a 50-50 joint venture between Foxtel and Seven West Media, subject to approval from the ACCC.