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Encyclopedia > Glowria
glowria
Type Privately Held
Founded 2003
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people Mihai Crasneanu, Founder and CEO
Industry Electronic commerce
Products Online DVD rental, Video on Demand (VoD), IPTV
Website glowria.fr

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Corporate History

[glowria] was launched in 2003 by Mihai Crasneanu based on the Netflix model of online DVD rental service, offering flat rate rental-by-mail to customers in France. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is the first and largest major online DVD rental service, offering flat rate rental-by-mail to customers in the United States. ... Online DVD rentals allow a person to rent DVDs by mail. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Stub ...


Through acquisition of DiViDi and inVDeo, respectively the 3rd and 4th leading online DVD rental companies in Germany, glowria has also become the second leading player in that market, in terms of subscribers.[2]


The company’s current strategy is to expand both its subscriber base for online DVD rentals and its capabilities to provide VoD and IPTV offerings for cinema, television series, and theater programming through its website, ISPs, and cable operators throughout Europe. VOD can mean: Video on demand Video On Demand pty. ... It has been suggested that IP Media be merged into this article or section. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle &#8212... An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a business or organization that offers users access to the Internet and related services. ... 6 or 15cm outside diameter, oil-cooled cables, traversing the Grand Coulee Dam throughout. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ...


IPTV and VoD

As one of two French companies partnering on Intel’s Viiv platform (along with CanalPlay) as well as author of its own VoD software, glowria has been at the forefront of digital video entertainment.[3] Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC, SEHK: 4335), founded in 1968 as Integrated Electronics Corporation, is an American multinational corporation that is best known for designing and manufacturing microprocessors and specialized integrated circuits. ... Intel Viiv brand logo. ... Digital video is a type of video recording system that works by using a digital, rather than analog, representation of the video signal. ...


With digital distribution agreements from major studios including Warner Brothers, Fox, Buena Vista, and MGM and an agreement with French triple play provider EDR-IPTVSET, glowria launched the beta version of its VoD services in Pau, France in December of 2005.[4] An agreement with Neuf Cegetel, the leading alternative telecommunications company providing Internet, TV, and mobile services to more than 3 million French households and the first French company to offer digital television over broadband, was reached in June, 2006. This agreement will allow glowria to provide its video on demand offerings to Neuf customers via TV over DSL and PC.[5] Warner Bros. ... A fox is a member of any of 27 species of small omnivorous canids. ... Buena Vista, which means pleasant view in Spanish, may refer to a number of things. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... Triple Play can refer to several things: A play in baseball, from which the game series gets its name (TP) Triple play is grouping together Internet access, TV and telephone service into one subscription on a broadband connection. ... Château de Pau Pau is a town of southwestern France, préfecture (capital) of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. ... This is a list of companies from France. ... Digital television (DTV) is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound by means of digital signals, in contrast to analog signals in analog (traditional) TV. It uses digital modulation data, which is digitally compressed and requires decoding by a specially designed television set or a standard... Broadband in telecommunications is a term which refers to a signaling method which includes or handles a relatively wide range of frequencies which may be divided into channels or frequency bins. ... See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ... DSL may refer to: Damn Small Linux Dark and Shattered Lands, a MUD based loosely on Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance books. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ...


In July 2006, glowria launched its own VoD platform via the glowria.fr website. As of March 2006, the company offered 800 titles, estimating the availability of 3000 titles by the end of the year.[6]


Rentals

Via partnerships with both major and independent movie distributors, glowria offers over 80% of available titles, the largest catalogue in France. Subscribers may choose one of five monthly flat-fee services for rental of DVD movies at prices between 7€99 and 55€99.[7] Limits, if any, on the number of DVDs and exchanges per month are determined by subscription level. DVD (sometimes called Digital Versatile Disc, or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ...


References

  1. ^ "Neuf Cegetel & Glowria Sign Video On Demand Deal", Broadcast Buyer, June 16, 2006.
  2. ^ "Glowria rachète un second spécialiste du DVD en Allemagne", NetEconomie, May 16, 2006.
  3. ^ "France’s glowria acquires Germany’s No 2 online DVD rentailer", DVD Intelligence, May 16, 2006.
  4. ^ Guillaume Champeau (16 December). Glowria teste la vidéo à la demande. Retrieved on 30 June 2006.
  5. ^ "Neuf Cegetel & Glowria Sign Video On Demand Deal", Broadcast Buyer, June 16, 2006.
  6. ^ "Glowria, le making of d'un vidéoclub à domicile", Journal du Net, March, 2006.
  7. ^ Glowria's website

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