In an announcement sent out to its email subscribers, Australian retailer JB Hi-Fi has announced that it will following in the footsteps of its and services with the closure of its JB Hi-Fi Now Video service on April 13, 2017.
The service, which allowed users to redeem UltraViolet digital codes and watch downloaded content from within its dedicated JB Hi-Fi Now Video app, will continue to work as usual until the day it closes down.
JB Hi-Fi assures its customers that all codes redeemed on the JB Hi-Fi Now Video service will remain available and linked to their UltraViolet accounts, which can be viewed at the , or an alternative service like , though a new account will need to be created in the service to access them.
It’s worth noting that movies downloaded in the JB Hi-Fi Video Now app will stop working and cannot be transferred, therefore users will have to download them again on whichever service they decide to move to.
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Stephen primarily covers phones and entertainment for TechRadar's Australian team, and has written professionally across the categories of tech, film, television and gaming in both print and online for over a decade. He's obsessed with smartphones, televisions, consoles and gaming PCs, and has a deep-seated desire to consume all forms of media at the highest quality possible.
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