Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Instant Video (formerly Amazon Video On Demand and LoveFilm Instant) is an Internet video on demand service by Amazon in Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States that offers television shows and films for rental and purchase. Except in Japan, a number of titles are available free through to customers with an Amazon Prime subscription. On April 23, 2014 The Huffington Post reported that Amazon had reached a multi-year licensing deal with premier content provider HBO. The HBO programming will begin on Instant Video on May 21, 2014 and is free for all Amazon Prime Members.
Posts about Amazon Instant Video
  • Amazon hires BT TV chief Alex Green to head up Instant Video

    … Green: Prime Amazon Amazon has recruited BT TV chief Alex Green as managing director of Instant Video as competition with streaming giant Netflix continues to intensify. Green joined BT TV, the subscription Internet video service of BT Group, as its TV chief three-and-a-half years ago. He is due to leave the company at the end of this week…

    Digiday- 14 readers -
  • David Cross on YouTube: ‘Everything gets recorded, and that’s awful’

    … for theater rental fees and marketing expenses, fans at home or in theaters will be able to pay what they want to watch or download the film. “Hits” will also come to iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and other film distribution platforms, but with more traditional pricing and digital rights management restrictions. Cross cited Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social- 16 readers -
  • Roku 3 – Your Best Choice for Streaming Media?

    …, and still needs some time to develop. Fortunately, the functionality can be upgraded via updates downloaded to the Roku device, eliminating the need to purchase a new model. Universal Search Ultimately, the function that sets Roku apart is its universal search capability. This allows you to search all the content available in various channels…

    The Wonder of Tech- 11 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    … viewership, it actually suppresses the overall market, eMarketer reasons. The pay-TV industry is not on the verge of collapsing. Now that HBO has announced a standalone broadband offering and other major players have followed suit, excitable denizens of the Internet are once again shouting about the impending collapse of cable TV. But no such collapse…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 23 readers -
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