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Boxee to License Sonic RoxioNow Platform

Sonic Solutions and Boxee announced an alliance to provide consumers new options for accessing content on a range of next-generation, connected devices.

According to the statement, as part of the collaboration, Boxee plans to license the RoxioNow entertainment platform in order to power premium entertainment storefronts through its Web-to-TV desktop application, as well as upcoming set-top boxes, TVs, and mobile devices running Boxee, pending device review by content providers.

“RoxioNow offers a comprehensive solution that will enable users to access premium entertainment services instantly through Boxee,” said Avner Ronen, CEO, Boxee. “With RoxioNow-powered digital entertainment services, we continue our efforts to expand the variety of premium content we can stream instantly to anyone with a broadband connection.”

“Boxee is leading the charge to bring the creativity and flexibility of the web to the TV, and is another example of how our RoxioNow technologies and infrastructure can enable a wide array of companies to quickly develop and launch premium content services,” said Dave Habiger, president and CEO, Sonic Solutions. “We continue to help a diverse range of companies launch compelling entertainment services and form ongoing relationships with their customers.”

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