Panasonic launches Acetrax VOD in France
By Robert Briel

Panasonic Europe and digital movie retailer Acetrax have announced the launch of the premium movie store in France for owners of Panasonic’s Viera Cast TV models. Viewers can select to buy or rent movies from a catalogue of over 2,000 titles.

The launch in France comes a year after the original announcement of the cooperation between Panasonic and he onine video portal. RThe service is available on Viera Cast and Viera Connect devices from Panasonic on its 2010 and 2011 models. A free credit of €3.99 is given to people registering for the service.

The Acetrax catalogue contains titles from Disney, Paramount, Warner Bros, Universal and Momentum and icnludes titles such as Star Trek, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Up In The Air.

Users can also store and access their purchases from any combination of four registered devices such as TVs, Blu-ray players, home audio systems, laptops and Macs.