AfterDawn: Tech news adds cartoons to their pay streaming service

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 29 Jan 2008 23:37 User comments (2) adds cartoons to their pay streaming service Nelvana, a Canadian company that produces such cartoons as the Fairly OddParents and Rolie Polie Olie has inked a deal with ReelTime Rentals, Inc. to add episodes of selected shows to the subscription Streaming video service. Nelvana titles including 'Jacob Two-Two,' 'Rupert,' 'My Dad The Rock Star,' and 'Flying Rhino Junior High.'
According to Doug Murphy, Nelvana's President, the company is trying to find new ways to sell directly to customers online. They've been selling content through their own online store, TreehouseDirect, since 2006. offers streaming Video On Demand (VOD) using a subscription model. Subscribers pay varying amounts, depending on whether they pay for one, three, or six months at a time. Subscribers may watch most content at no additional cost, with additional titles available for viewing for an additional rental fee.

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2 user comments

130.1.2008 10:35

Good news for parents and us "kid at heart" folk! :-) Hope more companies sign on!

221.2.2008 0:13

I am not sure about the shows that they are producing nothig that really tickles my fancy.

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