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Lightbox – a premium OTT SVOD service by Spark New Zealand

News   •   Sep 08, 2014 06:50 GMT

Spark New Zealand (formerly Telecom New Zealand) recently entered the OTT SVOD space with their new service, Lightbox. Positioning it as the service of choice for online TV in New Zealand. The service has had a successful launch so far adding more and more quality content to their service.

The journalist Blayne Slabbert in New Zealand, recently wrote the following about the service “After spending a few weeks with a trial version of the service, I’ve realized that this is how television is suppose to be: choosing what you want to wathc, when you want to. No more ads, recording shows or having to watch what a TV programmer chooses” Read his full review of the Lightbox SVOD service here

Lightbox (www.lightbox.co.nz) is a New Zealand-made subscription video on demand service (SVOD) that gives you the freedom to choose from thousands of hours of great TV shows, all ready to watch when you are, with no ads to interrupt. With award-winning drama and crime shows, popular comedy and sci-fi series, and an impressive line-up of kids’ programmes, Lightbox has something for the entire family to enjoy. The service can be used by anyone with a broadband connection and is compatible with desktop PCs, laptops, iPads and on Apple TV with Airplay. The first 30 days are free, so new subscribers can try out Lightbox. After that, it’s only $15 per 30 days for all you can eat TV. There are no contracts, no set-top boxes required and no installation costs – it’s TV, online, anytime. 

Lightbox - speaking at Nordic Media Summit 2014
Simon Høgsbro, Launch Director at Lightbox will be speaking at the 2014 Nordic Media Summit, September 25th in Copenhagen, presenting the Lightbox service. Simon is responsible for the digital media portfolio at Telecom Digital Venture. Lately, Simon has led Lightbox’s incubation from its strategy and business planning phase to launch. Lightbox marks Telecom New Zealand’s entry into the OTT SVOD space, set up as a standalone business selling to all NZ ISPs customers. Simon is responsible for content, product, platform, operations, branding and marketing, as well as recruiting a great team to pull it all off.
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