7 services that want to rule online TV

Aug 20, 2012
<h1>Vudu (Wal-Mart)</h1>
<strong>Content: </strong>20,000 movies and TV shows

<strong>Cost: </strong>99¢ rentals; $4.99 purchase

<strong>Streaming launch: </strong>2004

Vudu (Wal-Mart)

Content: 20,000 movies and TV shows Cost: 99¢ rentals; $4.99 purchase Streaming launch: 2004

Vudu (Wal-Mart)

Content: 20,000 movies and TV shows Cost: 99¢ rentals; $4.99 purchase Streaming launch: 2004

<h1>Apple iTunes </h1>
<strong>Content: </strong>130,000 movies and TV shows

<strong>Cost: </strong>$2.99 rentals; $9.99 purchases

<strong>Streaming launch: </strong>2005

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Apple iTunes

Content: 130,000 movies and TV shows Cost: $2.99 rentals; $9.99 purchases Streaming launch: 2005

Apple iTunes

Content: 130,000 movies and TV shows Cost: $2.99 rentals; $9.99 purchases Streaming launch: 2005

<h1>Amazon Instant </h1>
<strong>Content:</strong> 120,000 movies and TV shows

<strong>Cost: </strong>99¢ rentals; $4.99 purchases; $79 a year

<strong>Streaming launch: </strong>2006

Amazon Instant

Content: 120,000 movies and TV shows Cost: 99¢ rentals; $4.99 purchases; $79 a year Streaming launch: 2006

Amazon Instant

Content: 120,000 movies and TV shows Cost: 99¢ rentals; $4.99 purchases; $79 a year Streaming launch: 2006

<h1>Hulu</h1>
<strong>Content: </strong>58,500 movies and TV shows

<strong>Cost: </strong>Free or $7.99 a month

<strong>Streaming launch:</strong> 2007<strong>
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Hulu

Content: 58,500 movies and TV shows Cost: Free or $7.99 a month Streaming launch: 2007

Hulu

Content: 58,500 movies and TV shows Cost: Free or $7.99 a month Streaming launch: 2007

<h1>Netflix</h1>
<strong>Content: </strong>50,500 (est.)* 

<strong>Cost:</strong> From $7.99 a month

<strong>Streaming launch: </strong>2007†

Netflix

Content: 50,500 (est.)* Cost: From $7.99 a month Streaming launch: 2007†

Netflix

Content: 50,500 (est.)* Cost: From $7.99 a month Streaming launch: 2007†

<h1>Epix (Viacom, MGM, Lionsgate)</h1>
<strong>Content: </strong>15,000 movies 

<strong>Cost: </strong>Varies 

<strong>Streaming launch: </strong>2009

Epix (Viacom, MGM, Lionsgate)

Content: 15,000 movies Cost: Varies Streaming launch: 2009

Epix (Viacom, MGM, Lionsgate)

Content: 15,000 movies Cost: Varies Streaming launch: 2009

<h1>Comcast Xfinity</h1>
<strong>Content: </strong>Comcast movies, TV shows, and sports

<strong>Cost: </strong>From $29.99 a month

<strong>Streaming launch:</strong> 2010

Comcast Xfinity

Content: Comcast movies, TV shows, and sports Cost: From $29.99 a month Streaming launch: 2010

Comcast Xfinity

Content: Comcast movies, TV shows, and sports Cost: From $29.99 a month Streaming launch: 2010

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