BT Vision signs VOD movies deal with Sony Pictures Television


MUMBAI: BT has signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Television for video-on-demand rights to a range of new and classic movie titles for its digital TV service, BT Vision.

BT Vision customers can now have access to on demand, newly released movies from Sony Pictures including Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, starring Christian Bale, the follow-up to The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, starring Tom Hanks and the thriller, The International, starring Clive Owen.

The deal also brings to BT Vision customers a vast selection of Sony Pictures recent blockbuster movies including the Will Smith drama Seven Pounds and the Oscar nominated Rachel Getting Married as well as a wide selection of library titles.

All Sony Pictures movies on BT Vision will be available on a pay-per-view basis without the need for an up-front or mandatory subscription, so customers only pay for what they want to watch.

BT Retail chief executive of television and online services Marc Watson said, "We’re delighted to reach agreement with Sony Pictures so that we can offer BT Vision customers many exciting films and classic hits from one of Hollywood’s best and most respected studios. The addition of Sony Pictures movies to BT Vision is a substantial, high profile addition to our service. It means we now have long-term deals with all the major studios."