Amazon Lands Exclusive Deal To Stream CBS’ “Under The Dome”

Just 10 days after Amazons’ announcement that they have secured the streaming rights for much loved British drama Downton Abbey, it looks like they have nailed another exclusive content deal. Continue reading

Amazon Prime Monthly Fee – A “test”

Amazon has axed its monthly Prime program, freezing the $7.99 scheme for discounted shipping and streaming video access, having described it as merely a “test” versus annual membership. As we reported previously, the scheme was initially seen as an attempt by Amazon to challenge Netflix and Hulu Plus with a month-to-month on-demand media alternative, but the retailer confirmed to AllThingsD that it was no longer accepting new sign-ups. Continue reading

Wii U – Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon won’t work at launch

Video on demand services, don’t expect Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, and Netflix to work on day one. Nintendo now says that these services will be available “in the coming weeks.” How long away that means we don’t know, but they sure won’t be ready for November 18th.  Continue reading