“An Amazon.com video store is expected to be open for business in about four weeks. Advertising Age says consumers will be able to order VHS and DVDs of movies, and also download ad-free digital versions of full-length films and TV shows from the online retailer. Amazon ‘DV’ is expected to offer subscription and a la carte options. Pay by the month and you’ll get a package of movies online, or you can buy exactly what you want.
Amazon’s U.K. and German operations already have mail order movie rental services,” Frank Barnako reports for MarketWatch.
Barnako reports, “It’s possible Amazon will also have competition. Think Secret, an Apple Computer blog, reported that CEO Steve Jobs is likely to announce his own movie rental plans for the iTunes Music Store.”
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