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Streamed movies and TV shows now available on LG Smart TVs

Quickflix, New Zealand's leading online movie company, brings its streaming entertainment service to even more homes across New Zealand with news today that it is now available through connected 2012 and 2013 LG Smart TVs, including LG’s Ultra HDTVs and the 55-inch Curved OLED TV – New Zealand’s first.

LG is one of the major global TV and consumer electronic brands and today’s launch means many more Kiwis will now be able to enjoy high quality on demand, streamed entertainment, including new release movies from the comfort of their lounge room.

Paddy Buckley, Managing Director of Quickflix NZ, says:  "This is our latest step to expand our reach into more homes across NZ, giving TV and movie lovers more great ways to watch the content they love. LG has a large market share in this country and continues to lead the way in terms of innovation, so it’s a big step for Quickflix and fantastic news for entertainment fans."

Glen Chean, National Marketing Manager of LG Electronics New Zealand, says: "LG is committed to bringing the best of on demand entertainment to our customers so we’re delighted to be launching Quickflix streaming entertainment. Quickflix streaming takes advantage of LG’s Magic Motion Remote for easy navigating and selection of movies and TV. We believe 2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the take up of smart TVs and streaming.”

LG is the latest major channel for Quickflix streaming, making it the most accessible service of its kind in the region for subscription and pay-per-view movies and TV shows.  Quickflix streaming on LG also features Microsoft Smooth Streaming technology enabling Standard and High Definition movies and TV shows to automatically adapt quality and bit rate to give the best results without buffering.