PlayStation product wins Pace/DTG award
By Julian Clover
September 14, 2009 08.34 UK
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Sony Computer Entertainment’s PlayTV for PlayStation 3 has won the annual Pace/Digital TV Group Award for the Best Contribution to Digital TV.
Anja Liebl Programme Manager at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), said the company was thrilled with the award. “We launched PlayTV in the UK with the support of the Digital Tick and Freeview to give consumers the ability to watch, listen, record and remote play TV and Radio programmes delivered over free-to-air DVB-T channels to their PlayStation 3 platform.”
PlayTV was initially made available in the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany at a retail price of €110. Sony has become a major player in digital TV delivery. Its PlayStation Network has over 25 million registered users.