TVNZ ondemand

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TVNZ Ondemand
Current TVNZ ondemand Logo
Launched March 20, 2007
Owned by TVNZ
Country New Zealand New Zealand
Website tvnzondemand.co.nz

TVNZ Ondemand is a New Zealand online television viewing and downloading service offered by Television New Zealand since 2007. It offers a variety of free content, such as news updates and programmes seen on TVNZ channels.[1] TVNZ Ondemand offers most of the programmes broadcast on air with licensing agreements to be shown for users in New Zealand. The content is placed within an hour of the shows transmission and is available for 7 to 30 Days on the website.

TVNZ ondemand was officially launched March 20, 2007.

Since April 2010, TVNZ Ondemand has been available on the PlayStation 3 as an extra option in the XrossMediaBar for anyone in New Zealand running version 3.10 of the system firmware or later.

In April 2013, TVNZ Ondemand offered all of its shows that are shown on the site on an iOS systems via an App.

Criticism[edit]

TVNZ Ondemand was featured in newspapers and radio interviews because a young teenager was able to access the unreleased website and start downloading shows.[2]

Pricing[edit]

Content streamed though TVNZ Ondemand was previously charged for. All content is now free, ad-supported, with advertisements being shown before, during and after videos.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Broadening your viewing horizons". One News. December 18, 2006. Retrieved November 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ TVNZ Ondemand - A First Look. By "Tui" on throng.co.nz. Accessed on March 10, 2007.

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