GameZnFlix Prepares Channel Launch17 Jan, 2006 By: Holly J. Wagner
Upstart onlline movie and game rentailer GameZnFlix has announced plans to launch its own proprietary channel on IntelSat America 5, a satellite transponder aimed toward ethnic, Christian, military and other communities in the United States.
The new video/movie channel — a collaboration between GameZnFlix and Hit Media, a Florida-based marketing firm with roots in the satellite and video distribution industries — will primarily serve as a marketing tool to millions of viewers in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.
The satellite delivery model — provided by Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Inc. — will also serve as a GameZnFlix's download station to those customers.
"This is the first step toward our company moving into the direct download to personal entertainment systems across the United States," said GameZnFlix CEO John Fleming.