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…

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  • 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- 18 readers -
  • Roku 3 – Your Best Choice for Streaming Media?

    … devices. Today I want to share with you why I think the offerings from Roku are solid choices whether you want to save money on cable, or just extend your TV viewing options. Roku 3 Current Price: between $79 and $99 USD The Roku 3 interface is extremely user-friendly and feels more responsive than other streaming devices currently available. Roku 3…

    The Wonder of Tech- 19 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    …, such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. The second is more counterintuitive: the rise of mobile video. People consumed 532 percent more mobile video in 2014 than they did in 2012, according to video tech provider Ooyala. But mobile videos tend to have shorter, less expensive ads accompanying them. Therefore, as mobile viewership eats into desktop…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 24 readers -
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