Philips NET TV breaks cover in UK

Philips has today unveiled an Internet-based TV service, NET TV, to be available in UK. Initial rollout targets its high-end TVs lineup (series 8000-9000, and recently announced Cinema 21:9 ), enabling partnered internet contents to be displayed and browsed though a user-friendly and a simplified web-TV layout.

Current Net TV roster includes You Tube, Tom Tom, eBay, MetreoGroup, Funspot, MyAlbum and Netlog. Contents from these affiliated sites are optimized with Philip-friendly web-TV app, and are accessible via remote control though via a home-network wired LAN (8000 series) or wireless (9000 series and the 21:9 cinema) connectivity.

Like the world's intriguing 21:9 ultra-wide Cinema display, the Dutch-based Philips has decided to announced its first Internet TV service, one again, in UK. When will US consumers get some love from Phillips huh? The Net TV is slated to live in April.