FilmOn

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FilmOn
FilmOn logo.jpg
Web addresshttp://www.filmon.com/
Commercial?Yes
Type of siteTelevision, Video-on-demand
Available language(s)English, Spanish
OwnerFilmOn.TV Inc, Alki David
LaunchedU.K - January 2009, USA - September 2010
Current statusLive
 
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FilmOn
FilmOn logo.jpg
Web addresshttp://www.filmon.com/
Commercial?Yes
Type of siteTelevision, Video-on-demand
Available language(s)English, Spanish
OwnerFilmOn.TV Inc, Alki David
LaunchedU.K - January 2009, USA - September 2010
Current statusLive

FilmOn is an internet based television provider owned by FilmOn.TV Networks Inc. FilmOn.TV Networks was founded by Alki David in 2006.[1]

Programming[edit]

FilmOn free and pay subscription packages include access to over 500 live streaming TV channels and video on demand channels, which includes programming in multiple languages. Channel lineup varies in each country where it can be received.[2]

Legal issues[edit]

FilmOn and Alki David have been involved in several legal issues over programming including the carriage of major U.S. broadcast channels, such as CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox. This resulted in requiring FilmOn to drop these channels in 2011.[3] In 2012 however the channels were all returned after appeals were lodged in Federal Court and FilmOn launched its FilmOn Air X antenna farm.[4] On September 5, 2013, Judge Rosemary Collyer of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a nationwide injunction blocking FilmOn from offering its antenna/DVR service. [5]

FilmOn Facebook & Mobile[edit]

In 2010, FilmOn launched a streaming internet TV service for mobile devices. Filmon.com claims to launch an additional over the air distribution model with FilmOn AIR, a portable tuner that brings over-the-air HD channels to mobile devices and computers.[6] In May 2012, FilmOn announced the launch of its Facebook app.

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