Press release: Telefónica and Disney sign cooperation agreement
Telefónica, as the only Czech IPTV service provider, signed an agreement with Disney for the rental distribution of current movies through the O2 TV digital television network. Telefónica will offer in its Videotéka (Video Library) service movies launched by Disney in the Czech Republic. O2 TV users may therefore rent brand new movies from the renowned Hollywood Studio from September 5, using the Video Library service.
" O2 TV viewers may watch a selection of blockbusters that are released into DVD distribution from the comfort of their homes at the same moment. From September 5 we offer The Avengers, the third most successful movie in the history of cinematography, both in standard and high definition," said Aleš Veselý, Telefónica's Marketing Director - Households. All new movies will be available through the Video Library for 3 months.
Another treat that is now making its run through movie theatres and that will be available to O2 TV's customers already in December 2012 is the blockbuster Brave. The Video Library will feature also popular evergreens, such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Toy Story series, Cars and other popular Disney fairy tales. The latest production will thus be supplemented with 50 audience favourites.
About O2 TV digital television
The O2 TV digital television service enables the viewers to choose from interesting TV channels of their choice. Individual channels may be combined into programme bundles, with focus on sport, music, movies, series, children etc. Additionally, O2 TV offers also the Videotéka virtual video rental store, O2 TV Nahrávání recording service and the TV Archive. Within O2's current offer, customers may get O2 TV together with the Internet na doma Optimal (Home Internet Optimal) tariff for just CZK 650 per month for one year. The discounted offer is available for 12-month subscription to both services.
Videotéka O2 TV (O2 TV Video Library) - virtual video library as a part of the O2 TV service, available for 24/7. Users have access to more than 500 movies and other content from Hollywood and domestic studio production, divided into several categories (brand new movies, blockbusters, fairy talks, adventure movies, romantic movies and adult movies). HD movies are available in the HD section.
More information is available at http://www.o2tv.cz.