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

    … is going to make any money on this, so let’s get it out to as many people as possible. Also, all this content that that would be on a DVD extra can be right on your BitTorrent package — deleted scenes, behind the scenes — all that cool shit is right there. You don‘t have to wait four months and go to Best Buy. What were the distribution alternatives…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social- 15 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- 7 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    …: Maker Studios, Fullscreen and StyleHaul. Disney bought Maker in March for $500 million, with another $450 million tied to performance targets. In September, Otter Media (formed by AT&T and The Chernin Group) scooped up Fullscreen in a deal worth $200 million to $300 million. And last month, European broadcaster RTL Group acquired a majority…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 17 readers -
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