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

    … Install and Setup Any television with an HDMI input can use the Roku 3. Unfortunately the HDMI cable will need to be purchased separately as it is not included. Once connected, the onscreen guide walks users through the setup with ease. The device connects to the Internet either by Wi-Fi or an Ethernet cable. A USB port is available on the side…

    The Wonder of Tech- 6 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- 15 readers -
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