Australia's Presto adds smartphone supportMonday, February 23rd, 2015
Presto goes mobile
- Presto on smartphones puts premium entertainment in the palm of your hand
Presto today announced its premier movie and TV subscription streaming service has broadened its mobile device compatibility footprint, adding smartphones to the service. Presto, which recently added Android tablets to its device list, can now be viewed on select iPhones and Android handsets, offering subscribers even more flexibility in how they view their favourite movies and TV shows on Presto.
From today, iPhone users can download the Presto app for free from Apple’s App Store and Android handset users can download the Presto app from the Google Play Store or Samsung App Store, to access an unbelievable selection of 1000s of hours of ad-free movies and TV shows, with subscriptions starting at $9.99 per month.
The initial roll out of Presto to smartphones^ includes iPhone 5C, 5S, 6 and 6 Plus as well select Android devices from Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and ZTE, again increasing the number of ways users can enjoy Presto’s premium entertainment streaming service.
Shaun James, Director of Presto and On Demand, said, “It’s been just over a month since Presto TV landed on Android tablets and with today’s announcement, we’ve massively increased the number of devices you can use to enjoy Presto. Presto subscribers can now enjoy our unbelievable movie and TV offering on their smartphones, allowing them to watch content when and where they want. Presto remains committed to ensuring users can access its online streaming service on as many devices as possible and we expect to make further announcements on even more devices soon.”
For $9.99 a month Australians can subscribe to either Presto TV or Presto Movies or bundle both services for $14.99 a month with the Presto Entertainment bundle, with no ongoing commitment*
Presto Movies continues to offer movies from the major studios and key independents including MGM, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Roadshow Films, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Entertainment One Films Australia, ICON, Studiocanal and Transmission Films.
Presto Movies features some of the most recent films available from an SVOD service with titles including Ender’s Game, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Non-Stop, the Amazing Spiderman 2: Rise of Electro, Frozen, Planes, Cuban Fury and Are We Officially Dating along with many more available to stream and watch instantly on demand.
Presto TV brings together a vast collection of TV shows from quality production houses including HBO, SHOWTIME®, CBS Studios International, Viacom International Media Networks and Hasbro Studios as well as a range of some of the best local content from Foxtel, the Seven Network and ABC Commercial.
TV shows on offer include every episode of hit shows Entourage, Band of Brothers, Sex and the City and Wentworth and more, plus complete seasons of hit series such as Boardwalk Empire, Dexter, Californication , Ray Donovan, Packed to the Rafters, The Good Wife, The Newsroom and many others.
Presto TV, Presto Movies and the Presto Entertainment bundle are currently available across Windows PCs, MAC, iPads, select iPhones and Android devices and via Google Chromecast. Subscribers can register up to four compatible devices and watch two devices simultaneously.
Presto TV will be a 50-50 joint venture between Foxtel and Seven West Media, subject to ACCC approval.