McLean, Va. -
, the direct-to-home satellite-delivered FullHD video and music content service, said Thursday it has reached an agreement with the Nationwide Marketing Group to let Nationwide dealers market and install XStreamHD equipment and services.
XStreamHD said it selected Nationwide for "the outstanding customer service reputation of its national dealer network and its reach within the consumer satellite entertainment market."
"XStreamHD provides consumers with unmatched HD entertainment quality and convenience that fits perfectly with the product mix offered by our highly-skilled consumer electronics dealer network," said Mike Decker, Nationwide Marketing Group electronic marketing senior VP. "Based upon our expertise in the consumer satellite entertainment service market, we expect XStreamHD to penetrate more than 100,000 households from this relationship within a 12-month rolling sales period."
More than 60 percent of Nationwide's consumer electronics sales through dealers are attributable to satellite consumer services, the company said.
XStreamHD's whole-home HD entertainment system delivers FullHD 1080p video and up to 7.1-channels of lossless DTS-HD Master Audio via satellite.
Additionally, every XStreamHD customer has exclusive multi-room access to pre-fetched entertainment (PFE), cutting out the bottlenecks experienced in live Internet streaming services.
"This partnership will enable us to distribute our superior entertainment solution through Nationwide's network of expert consumer electronics dealers," said George Gonzalez, XStreamHD founder and CEO. "Our customers will enjoy unparalleled digital quality, access and convenience to HD entertainment integrated with electronic devices and technology available through Nationwide's team of satellite services professionals."
Consumers can currently pre-order XStreamHD's FAST Start or PRO Start packages to receive priority shipment of the first release systems at
Each starter package includes one HD Media Server with 1TB storage, one HD or PRO Media Receiver - depending on the package selected, a RF One Remote Control, and all required accessories.
The FAST Start package is priced at only $399, while the PRO Start package is offered for $499.
The 2TB and 4TB storage upgrades are optional with both starter packages.