Lovefilm heads off Netflix again with Universal deal

Lovefilm heads off Netflix again with Universal deal

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New Again confirming its intention to spend aggressively on top-shelf streaming video content and head off Netflix’s European expansion goals, Amazon’s Euro streaming subsidiary Lovefilm today announced an exclusive multi-year licensing deal for Universal Pictures films. The agreement with NBCUniversal International TV Distribution will stream films including Battleship, The Lorax, The...
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Amazon-Owned LOVEFiLM, The Netflix Of Europe, Signs Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

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In the midst of Amazon’s recent moves to rapidly grow its content collection on Amazon Prime Instant Video, the company has also been brokering deals for another one of its video properties: European Netflix competitor LOVEFiLM. Today, the company is announcing a new multi-year deal with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, which will...
Amazon-Owned LOVEFiLM, The Netflix Of Europe, Signs Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

LoveFilm signs multi-year digital deal with NBCUniversal, looks Kick Ass

www.engadget.com
LoveFilm is living by its name, and snapping up more movie content for its online service. The latest signing? NBCUniversal. So, if you're a paid up member, this means you'll now get exclusive access to the latest Universal Pictures flicks during the second "pay window" (i.e. once the subscription...
LoveFilm signs multi-year digital deal with NBCUniversal, looks Kick Ass
YouView, the UK's next-generation TV service, enters public trials

BSkyB can thank internet TV rivals for escaping anti-trust charge

gigaom.com
Here is an example of how technology can outstrip regulation. Despite earlier provisionally concluding News Corp’s part-owned BSkyB exclusive subscription pay-TV deals with Hollywood studios restricts competition, the UK’s Competition Commission has now reversed its decision, saying: “Whereas in the past consumers wanting to watch recent movies on a pay-TV...
BSkyB can thank internet TV rivals for escaping anti-trust charge

UK regulator reverses Sky pay-TV advantage decision, following Netflix and Lovefilm growth

thenextweb.com
UK regulator, the Competition Commission (CC) has published revised findings [PDF] today as part of its Movies on Pay TV investigation. It now finds that Sky Movies no longer provides Sky with a material advantage over its rivals in the pay-TV retail market. The amendments reflect the growth of services like...
UK regulator reverses Sky pay-TV advantage decision, following Netflix and Lovefilm growth

Movie discovery site Moviepilot.com scores $7m from DFJ Esprit, others

thenextweb.com
Time for yet another Berlin startup to raise funding to fuel international growth. Moviepilot, the company behind a community-driven personal movie and TV show recommendation and discovery site with the same name, has secured $7 million in a Series B financing round led by DFJ Esprit. Notably, the VC firm...
Movie discovery site Moviepilot.com scores $7m from DFJ Esprit, others

Netflix plans further Euro expansion

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Netflix has vowed to re-animate its on-hold global ambitions by launching further in to Europe this coming Q4, after it spent slightly less than expected on its UK and Ireland launch this January. “Given our expected return to global profitability in Q2, and how well we’ve been received in the...
Netflix plans further Euro expansion

LoveFilm and Netflix are not substitutes for Sky Movies, says UK regulator

thenextweb.com
Following an investigation by the UK’s Competition Commission (Ofcom), into anti-competitive movie deals in the UK, the regulator says that there is no clear evidence that LoveFilm or Netflix have changed BSkyb’s dominance in the market. In its latest submission to the Competition Commission (formerly known as the Monopolies and Mergers...
LoveFilm and Netflix are not substitutes for Sky Movies, says UK regulator