With streaming rental services becoming more popular than ever these days, Blockbuster has decided to team with 2Wire for the purpose of offering an On-Demand streaming MediaPoint player which allows for powerful streamlined access to a massive range of movies from the rental giant.
The MediaPoint digital player features Blockbuster's new "BLOCKBUSTER ONDEMAND" service and both DVD and HD video content is supported. The box carries a full range of connectivity options including component, HDMI, composite as well as Toslink, 802.11b/g WiFi and of course Ethernet. The unit is also quite compact with dimensions of just 8-inches x 8-inches x 1-inch (around the same size as Apple TV) and it comes with a user friendly remote.
For further details on the new On Demand service from Blockbuster and its supporting hardware, check out the official announcement here folks.
DALLAS and SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI)(NYSE: BBI.B), a leading global provider of media entertainment, and 2Wire, a provider of integrated broadband solutions, today introduced the 2Wire MediaPoint™ digital media player, an easy-to-use, on-demand video solution that offers movie fans instant access through their television sets to BLOCKBUSTER® ONDEMAND content, including thousands of titles from the latest movie releases to classic favorites.