Netflix Nabs First App Integration With a Mexican Pay-TV Player

MEXICO CITY -- Totalplay, a Grupo Salinas company that provides the most innovative tripleplay service though the fastest network of direct-to-home fiber optics, announced today an alliance with Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network, to integrate the Netflix app directly into Totalplay set-top boxes as of July.

This is the first time in Mexico that the Netflix app is included in a Pay TV platform. Totalplay clients can access their Netflix accounts in a simple manner, with a single remote control, and can enjoy content without the need for a Smart TV or external consoles.

Totalplay offers more than 260 channels –including 85 in HD–, AnytimeTV, video and music on demand and now Netflix. The Totalplay network delivers the fastest connections in Mexico, according to the Netflix Speed Index, which measures network velocities throughout the world.

In addition to being the first to offer the service in set-top boxes, Totalplay is directly connected to Netflix servers, enabling a better Netflix experience with faster start-up times and superior image quality. TotalPlay subscribers can sign up for Netflix service with on-screen prompts or access existing Netflix accounts and enjoy a wide selection of movies and TV shows.


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