Sony


Sony reportedly working on new VR headset

Sony is reportedly developing a new PlayStation VR headset to accompany its upcoming PS5 console. According to Bloomberg, the console maker is planning to launch an updated version of the PSVR unit which first launched in 2016. The report says it is currently unclear whether this would be a full-scale sequel to the original unit […]

Amazon appoints Sony’s Hopkins as video business head

Amazon has hired Sony Pictures Television chairman and former Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins to oversee its video entertainment businesses — including Prime Video and its movie and television unit Amazon Studios. Hopkins is set to join Amazon on February 24 and will report directly to CEO Jeff Bezos. Hopkins joined Sony in 2017 after spending […]

Apple TV to launch on Sony, Vizio smart TVs

Apple has confirmed that its Apple TV app will launch on Sony and Vizio smart TVs ‘later this year’. The announcement comes several days after the news that the app would also be made available to 2020, 2019 and 2018 LG smart TVs. It brings the total number of smart TV manufacturers offering Apple TV-built […]

Xumo announces distribution deals with Sony, Panasonic

AVOD Xumo has signed distribution deals with Sony and Panasonic. The new deals add to the streamer’s pre-existing deal with LG and will see Xumo’s service added to Sony and Panasonic EPGs. The LG deal, announced in 2019, sees audiences able to access over 190 linear channels across 12 genres. Xumo says that the service […]

Sony announces 2020 PlayStation Vue switch off

Sony has announced the shutdown of its cord-cutting OTT streamer PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020. The announcement came as something of a surprise, following the company’s decision to raise subscription costs by US$5 across the board in July. In a blog post post written by Sony Interactive Entertainment deputy president John Kodera, the company […]

Disney and Sony sign expanded PlayStation Vue distribution deal

Disney has signed a new multi-year deal to continue the distribution of its channels on Sony’s cord-cutting PlayStation Vue streaming platform. The contract is an expansion of Disney’s existing deal with the streamer, and brings in the new ACC Network from ESPN along with the National Geographic and FX networks that Disney acquired through the […]

New sports channels announced for cord-cutting PlayStation Vue 

Sony’s PlayStation Vue has announced the addition of the NHL Network and the ACC Network to its offerings. The NHL Network, dedicated to ice hockey, will air matches including the Stanley Cup Playoffs, World Championships and Memorial Cup.  ESPN’s ACC Network is a new channel focused on college sports in the Atlantic Coast Conference. As […]

Sony to launch UK’s first free-to-air movie network

Sony is launching what it calls the UK’s first free-to-air movie network, called Sony Movies Network. The new-look network is a rebrand of Sony’s existing UK entertainment networks to create one cohesive unit. Launching on September 10, the Sony Movies network will combine Sony Movies, Sony Movies Action and Sony Movies Christmas. Sony-owned True Entertainment […]

Sony ups PlayStation Vue pricing

Sony has raised the price of PlayStation Vue by US$5 (€4.39) per month. Announcing the decision in a blog post, the company said that the decision was made by reviewing how much competitors are charging, the number of services on offer through PlayStation Vue, and changes to the ecosystem. The change means that pricing of […]

Netflix publishes annual best TV list featuring Panasonic, Samsung and Sony

In what has become something of an annual tradition, Netflix has published its recommended list of TVs that provide the best experience of the streamer. For a set to receive the “Netflix Recommended TV” accreditation, the company says it must pass rigorous testing to “ensure great performance and easy access to Netflix and other services”. […]

1 2 3 20