SPHE Launches Download-to-Own Business
CinemaNow Inc. (www.cinemanow.com) is the global leader in broadband video-on-demand. CinemaNow legally offers content from a library of more than 4,000 new and classic movies, television programs, music concerts and music videos from 20th Century Fox, ABC News, Disney, HDNet, Lionsgate, MGM, Miramax, NBC Universal, Sony, Sundance Channel, Warner Bros. and more than 250 other licensors via downloading or streaming. Founded in 1999, CinemaNow continues to be an innovator in the video-on-demand industry with the introduction of high-definition content and support for portable media devices. CinemaNow counts Menlo Ventures, Lionsgate, Microsoft, Cisco Systems and Blockbuster as investors.
Sony Pictures Home Ent. (www.sonypictures.com) is a Sony Pictures Ent. company. SPE is a subsidiary of Sony Corp. of America, (SCA), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corp. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in 72 countries.