FUNimation Channel Now Offers Comcast Customers Anime Titles in HD on Xfinity On Demand
West Palm Beach, FL (June 30, 2015) - FUNimation® Channel, the only 24/7 anime channel in the US delivering the most sought after anime titles from Japan, is now offering anime programming in HD to Comcast's Xfinity TV customers via Xfinity On Demand.
Select anime HD titles will be available on Xfinity On Demand at no additional cost; others will be available to rent starting at $1.99. The new HD anime content includes fan favorite shows and series such as Fairy Tail, BlazBlue, D-Frag!, HAL and Hyperdimension Neptunia. Certain titles are also available with English subtitles.
The HD content is accessible through the Xfinity On Demand menu by choosing TV Shows/By Network/Funimation Anime.
About FUNimation Channel
FUNimation Channel, a partnership between Olympusat, Inc. and FUNimation Entertainment, is the market leader in providing fans in the U.S. within the $2.5 billion dollar a year business direct access to an exclusive portfolio of Anime movies, series and specials to TV, mobile and broadband customers alike. FUNimation Channel is currently available in approximately 20 million TV households in the U.S. and is available on AT&T U-verse, Charter Communications, Comcast, Verizon, and others. FUNimation Channel has linear SD, VOD and HD (1080p) service, along with multiplatform strategies and licensing capabilities. www.funimation.tv
Olympusat, Inc. is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. The company has established itself as a leader in the Hispanic television and media space through its 70 television networks, 30 of which are HD. Olympusat's top networks include Cine Mexicano, FUNimation Channel and the newly introduced Ultra HD Plex. The company also delivers a distinctive Faith & Family and Specialty Suite representing some of the biggest networks in the industry.
As a part of Olympusat's industry-leading efforts, the company has also launched two new strategic business units – Olympusat Telecom and Olympusat Entertainment. Olympusat Telecom has embarked on providing the enterprise and consumer customer with complete communications and business solutions through its IPTV, Video Streaming and CDN offering. VEMOX, available in the United States and Latin America, is Olympusat's white label over the top (OTT) platform and turnkey solution from the company's partnership with Orange/Viaccess-Orca, leaders in OTT technology in Europe.
Olympusat Entertainment encompasses all aspects of film and TV production including feature length and short films, music videos, industrial/corporate videos, and commercials, both local and national. OE's award-winning team comes equipped with the technology to provide customers with a full service production from the project's conception to its completion.
About FUNimation Entertainment
FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading company for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, www.funimation.com.
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