Digital News Report – Amazon Prime subscription service added a new unlimited viewing of videos as part of the subscription service. The new unlimited on-demand, commercial-free, internet videos watching was launched today at Amazon’s website with over 5,000 movies and TV shows.
Amazon Prime costs $79 per year and was originally marketed for getting better deals on shipping. That included free Two-day shipping on eligible orders and no minimum purchase required for free shipping. Now you get an even better perk, you get to watch movies and TV shows as part of the service.
You can watch the Amazon Instant Video on the computer and on TV sets. That includes Macs, PCs and almost 200 models of Internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes that work with Amazon Instant Video service. To see what devices work with Amazon video service you can visit www.amazon.com/watchontv.
Consumers can sign up for a free one-month trial of Amazon Prime service at www.amazon.com/primevideos. If you don’t want to sign up for the service you can also get streaming videos one at a time rentals at www.amazon.com/instantvideo. Amazon has a special rental of the day.
By Victoria Brown