BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 to include Movies and DRM-free Music
RIM already announced that the new BlackBerry World Store would include Videos and Music section, now the company has detailed their partners, and the list of countries that would get them initially, just a day before the BlackBerry 10 launch. Music downloads would be available DRM-free for 18 countries including India, and the Movies and TV show downloads and rental would be initially available in US, UK and Canada.
Movies would be available on the same day they are released on DVD, and several TV series would be available on the next day of airing. RIM has partnered with 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, MGM, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US), Starz Digital Media, The Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures (UK), Warner Bros and more for movies.
For the TV shows they have partnered with ABC Studios, BBC Worldwide, National Geographic, NBC Universal (UK), Nelvana, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US), Twentieth Century Fox Television,Warner Bros and more.
RIM has also partnered with major studios, music labels and top local broadcast networks such as Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and more for music. It would be available in 18 countries including Canada, USA, UK, Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore.