Sony has announced “Sony Entertainment Network”, a network of online services for music, video, and games.
The new division will have three different branches, including the Playstation Network which is in charge of the online console gaming service for the Playstation 3, the PSP and the upcoming PS Vita game consoles. The other two divisions are Movies Unlimited, where people can download and watch movies for rent or own, and Music Unlimited, the new name for the music download service formerly known as Qriocity.
At a IFA press conference in Berlin, Kazuo Hirai, president of Sony’s consumer products and services group, said that “this move will “accelerate the integration of hardware, content, and network.” Sony, of course, generates a lot of its own content in terms of games, movies, TV shows and music. However, the new division will also offer content from third party providers like Pandora, Netflix, Hulu Plus and others,” reports News.com.
“We’re leveraging the biggest asset, the Sony brand, to establish comprehensive, global platorm called Sony Enterntainment Network,” said Hirai.
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