Online retail giant Amazon is reportedly working on a film streaming service. According to the Financial Times (behind paywall), which cites a source familiar with the company's plans, the bookseller is prepping such a streaming service to be tied up with its Amazon Prime scheme. Just last month Amazon confirmed it was buying …
Hope existing Lovefilm accounts get switched over
This would be cool - streaming films to the TV works pretty well now with my current LoveFilm account, but it would be nice to save the cost and merge it into the Amazon prime.
I can't see any synergy between fast package delivery and internet streaming!
didn't they just...
Make it decent quality
Must have 5.1 sound
choice of streaming rates with at least a 3Mbps rate
720p and 1080p options I know streaming 1080p is pretty hard with current Internet but just queue playback. I order a film and in an hour it's ready to play.
Do all or most of this and I'm first on the list.
Haven't they had this for a while? I'm an avid user of Amazon's Video on Demand service. Way better than NetFlex. Or is it a US only thing? I don't get it.
Re: Amazon VOD
Both NetFlix and the Amazon VOD are US only.