Amazon announced the availability of a video-on-demand. The novelty applies only to customers residing in the United States and, in practice, allows them to watch movies and TV shows, via the Web, on the computer or on devices connected to the TV, such as Tivo or Sony’s Bravia TVs.
The first two minutes of the videos are free. After that, the customer will have to pay the rental of the content to be able to follow the rest of the transmission.
Amazon Video On Demand also offers downloads of movies, which can then be viewed offline, on the computer itself, on television sets or other devices.
The service starts with around 40 thousand titles and programs duly licensed.
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