BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF., March 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Newsmax TV, the new news, information and lifestyle-focused channel, has been added to the programming lineup available via FilmOn.com – the largest and fastest growing OTT and mobile device television provider with a monthly user base of 65 million worldwide, 27 million across America. Watch Newsmax via FilmOn here.
Already available to more than 40 million cable/satellite homes, Newsmax TV provides independent news with a heartland American perspective. Newsmax TV features a range of informational programming and lifestyle content in the areas of health, finance, and personal well-being.
FilmOn.com will enable users in the United States to access Newsmax TV whenever and wherever they want it, regardless of the device, and entirely free. FilmOn's apps have been downloaded 65 million times, and are available on most OTT devices. The app also has the distinction of being pre-loaded on every Lenovo product – one of the top makers of PCs in the world.
"Providing expanded distribution to Newsmax TV was very exciting for us," FilmOn Networks CEO Alki David said. "Just as we've pushed against convention to deliver content to consumers in the ways they want it, Newsmax has forged its own bond with its audiences, boldly, and without fear of upsetting the status quo."
"Newsmax TV launched as a digital only channel, and we want to remain ubiquitious on all smart and OTT devices, and this distribution alliance with FilmOn goes a long way toward achieving that goal," Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy said.
Newsmax on FilmOn is at: http://www.filmon.com/channel/newsmax
About FilmOn Networks FilmOn is the world's first and largest IP-delivered digital television platform with true TV Everywhere capability. Available globally via computers, smartphones, tablets and IP-enabled set-top boxes and devices, FilmOn offers more than 600 free and subscription linear TV channels and audio/video podcasts updated daily, plus 50 audio channels and over 90,000 on demand titles. FilmOn Apps for iPhone, iPad, Facebook, Lenovo, Win 8 and Droid devices offer you premium TV on the go. With offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine and London and data-center headends in L.A., London and Geneva, FilmOn curates the best of televised entertainment from around the globe and creates original live programming every week. FilmOn also programs the 24/7 FilmOn TV Network on Sky channel 237 in the UK and on Freesat in Europe. In 2014, FilmOn launched FilmOn Media Licensing Inc. for its ever-expanding content acquisition and syndication needs, acquired the North American rights to the Musion hologram technology and patents, launching Hologram USA; see www.HologramUSA.com for more information. More information on FilmOn can be found a filmon.com.
About Newsmax Media, Inc. Founded in 1998 and based in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton Florida, Newsmax Media is a privately held television and online media organization. In addition to being the parent company that is launching Newsmax TV, its media holdings and products include The Newsmax Feed Network, Newsmax.com, Moneynews.com, Newsmaxhealth.com, Newsmax Magazine and more than a dozen health and financial online and print newsletters. Newsmax.com is acknowledged as one of the most trafficked politics focused websites reaching more than 10 million unique visitors monthly and frequently ranked as the No 1 political website. Newsmax.com has more than 4 million email subscribers as well as a syndicated news feed network that reaches close to 60 million unique visitors monthly, mostly baby boomers, according to comScore. Visit the site here: http://www.newsmax.com
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