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Home Premiere “premium VOD” offers $30 rentals 60 days after theater

Home Premiere “premium VOD” offers $30 rentals 60 days after theater

A premium video-on-demand service backed by major Hollywood studios is set to launch imminently, with Home Premiere offering $30 rentals just two months after they show at theaters. According to Variety, Warner Bros., Sony, Universal and 20th Century Fox new Home Premiere service will arrive on DirecTV in April 2011, while cable providers - including Comcast - are planning limited trials.

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Dilithium added Live TV and VoD supports for Blackberry

Dilithium added Live TV and VoD supports for Blackberry

Research in Motion’s popular line of Blackberry devices do not have any soft of TV tuner incorporated, but the subscribers will be able to browser, view live Tv and VOD content steaming with the added support of Dilithium Content Adapter (DCA). Basically, it’s much like mobile entertainment services such as SlingBox media and Tivo mobile apps on RIM phones you probably have heard. The different, according to Dilithium, unlike most devices that allow only browsing DVR content and scheduling, the DCA is the only product on the market that supports Live TV and VoD streaming.

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Tivo adds Disney and Jaman VOD content

Tivo adds Disney and Jaman VOD content

Starting next week, Tivo subscribers will get VOD contents from Disney film and Jaman.com straight from their DVRs. The company has inked a new deal with the Walt Disney Studios and Jaman to add number of CinemaNow’s Disney films and Jaman’s independent and international flicks to Its S2, S3, HD, and HD XL DVR Set-tops.

Vudu’s HDX gets official, not a threat to Blu-ray

Vudu’s HDX gets official, not a threat to Blu-ray

Just weeks ago words got out that Vudu was testing a new format of HD download with quality equivalent of Blu-Ray, and today the HDX is out officially. The new format encodes video at variable bit-rate of MPEG-4 H.264 format in 1080p at 24 frames per second, and promises to deliver twice the quality of any VOD contents currently available on the market.

Netflix adds Starz movies, 2500 titles for online streaming

Netflix adds Starz movies, 2500 titles for online streaming

Netflix strikes a three-year deal with Starz movie services provider to offer Starz movies available for online streaming. The agreement allows the World's largest online movie rental service to add additional 2,500 Starz Play movies to its Video On Demands’ library of 12,000 movies and TV episodes.