and ABC Commercial, Australia have reached a unique partnership. Under the terms of the new agreement with ABC Commercial, Australia, Filmon.com Ltd., will be the first internet platform to sign a deal with a major National broadcaster for an internet-only TV channel. The new channel, identified as ABC Australia will feature ABC Australia content only and be branded with the ABC logo.
In the first global online deal of its type, ABC Commercial has signed the agreement with www.filmon.com to build a unique ABC International branded linear channel which will feature a diverse range of Australian Content for international distribution via filmon's own global platform.
Filmon.tv Networks Founder and CEO Alki David said, “Filmon.com is proud to distribute ABC Commercial, Australia's first Internet TV Channel. Australians are known to be great travelers and now with Filmon's global internet network, including the hugely successful apps, we can bring them a taste of home wherever they are, while simultaneously showcasing the best in Australian entertainment for audiences around the word.
Content will be chosen by ABC and scheduled by Filmon.com, making the channel run in a linear style. It will be available for six hours repeated four times a day to complete a 24 hour cycle. The channel will be available on an “A La Carte” basis meaning customers can subscribe to it separately. This is a straight streaming deal where Filmon.tv acquires the channel as is and streams it globally via the Filmon platform. FilmOn is the world’s first and largest live TV delivery platform for the Internet offering over 260 premium live TV channels. FilmOn also creates original interactive content programming.