Digital movie collection app Movies Anywhere adds its first pay TV partner, Comcast

TechCrunch | 12/6/2018 | Staff
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Movies Anywhere, the Disney-led service movie service operated in partnership Universal, WB, Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox, is adding its first pay TV partner. Starting today, Comcast Xfinity TV customers will be able to sync their accounts with Movies Anywhere in order to access their movie purchases from the Xfinity Digital Store alongside those from other digital retailers.

The movies can be accessed on Xfinity X1, in the Xfinity Stream app, and on other Xfinity TV platforms.

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The Movies Anywhere service first launched in 2014, as a way for Disney fans to aggregate their Disney, Pixar and Marvel film purchases in one place, including those bought through iTunes as well as those they owned on DVD or Blu-Ray which came with a digital copy.

Last year, the service dropped “Disney” from its branding and branched out to include a variety of other digital retailers, including also Amazon Prime Video, Google Play and VUDU. It also then allowed customers to aggregate more than just their Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar films, to include movies they own from Sony, 20th Century Fox, Universal, and Warner Brothers.

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That made the service much more useful, as it became a one-stop shop for accessing your broader digital movie collection.

Now, Comcast customers can participate as well, bringing in their own digital movie purchases to...
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