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Boxee Box by D-Link Now Available at Best Buy
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA–(March 21, 2011) – D-Link today announced that its award-winning Boxee Box by D-Link is now available at Best Buy, bringing the ultimate Web-to-TV experience to even more homes across the country. The Boxee Box is the easiest way to bring TV shows, movies, music, and photos from the Internet to your TV, offering support for a full web browser, full HD streaming from the Internet, and popular media file formats, along with integrated social networking.
Boxee Box by D-Link also offers Netflix® and VUDU™ support. Netflix members can instantly watch thousands of TV shows and movies for only $7.99 per month through an easy-to-use application that’s easily accessible and free for consumers. VUDU provides access to the largest selection of HD movies on demand, new releases (same day as DVD) and thousands of standard definition movies for rental at $2 for two nights.
“The Boxee Box is a great way for families to enjoy Internet content, including movies, TV shows, clips, photos, music, and more where they want to enjoy it — on the HDTV,” said Rod St. Michel, D-Link’s Vice President of Consumer Sales, North America. “We are extremely pleased to be working with Best Buy to bring this outstanding viewing experience to homes across the country.”
Beyond traditional content, consumers can also discover new videos from friends on social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, which are pushed directly to their TV. With a double-sided remote featuring a built-in QWERTY keyboard and simple browsing interface, consumers can kick back and watch virtually anything. In addition, the Boxee Box features an SD card slot, two USB ports, optical digital audio, HDMI output, 802.11n wireless, and an Ethernet port for connectivity flexibility.
Availability and Pricing
The Boxee Box by D-Link is currently available at Best Buy, and throughout D-Link’s network of retail and e-tail outlets in North America, and at the company’s online store, http://www.dlinkshop.com, with a street price of $199.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management.