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Sony Adds Netflix to the Sony Entertainment Network

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Netflix application on Sony BRAVIA, Blu-ray players, Network Media players and PS3 provides instant access to wide variety of TV programmes and films

It was announced today that Netflix will be available on the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) from 24th April.

The Sony Entertainment Network is a digital portal rich with entertainment content and can be accessed through selected Internet-connected Sony BRAVIA televisions, Sony Blu-ray players, Network Media player and PS3 devices sold in the UK and Ireland.

"Adding Netflix to the Sony Entertainment Network, gives consumers an even broader choice of devices to instantly watch unlimited TV programmes and films streamed over the Internet," said Greg Peters, vice president of product development at Netflix. "We're always looking to provide people with new ways to enjoy Netflix."

Netflix offers convenience and value with a broad range of films and TV series to choose from. Netflix has revolutionised entertainment by giving people a choice to enjoy what they want to watch, when they want to watch it for a low monthly price over a wide range of internet-connected devices.

Netflix will sit alongside other popular third party services on the Sony Entertainment Network including YouTube and BBC News, as well as unique services such as Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited

"We're very excited about the addition of Netflix to our SEN portfolio" said Edd Uzzell, Sony category development manager. "All of our consumer products - whether that is a BRAVIA, VAIO, Tablet or Xperia - are designed to provide the best quality content possible, and having great content providers offers consumers greater choice for their home cinema experience."

The Netflix app will be available on all 2012 BRAVIA, Blu-ray and Blu-ray Home Theatre models which feature Sony Entertainment Network.

For more details please visit sony.co.uk or netflix.com/netflixreadydevices.

Sony is a leading global innovator of audio, video, communications and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. Sony is renowned for its audio-visual products, such as the BRAVIATM LCD high-definition television, Cyber-shotTM digital camera, Handycam® camcorder, "α" (Alpha) digital SLR camera, and Walkman® MP3 player as well as its VAIOTM personal computers and high-definition (HD) professional broadcast equipment, highlighted by the XDCAM® HD. Offering a complete end-to-end HD value chain and with its electronics, music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is one of the world's leading digital entertainment brands, employing approximately 170,000 people worldwide.

Through its long-term football partnerships as an official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League until 2012, Official FIFA Partner until 2014 and global sponsor of the FIFA World CupTM in 2010 and 2014, Sony is inspiring a sense of excitement for the millions of football fans around the world.

For more information on Sony, please visit http://www.sony.co.uk and http://presscentre.sony.co.uk/.