With Four Times as Many Films as Netflix, Amazon On-Demand is a Big Hit on the Roku Box


With Four Times as Many Films as Netflix, Amazon On-Demand is a Big Hit on the Roku Box

While much of buzz about video streaming has been about Netflix, Amazon has around four times as many videos available — and provides TV shows the next day and movies the day a DVD is shipped. While Netflix streaming is a monthly subscription, the Amazon service costs per program/film as rental or purchase. Amazon has proven quite popular on Roku, the Internet-connected box for television sets, says Roku’s Brian Jaquet in this interview with Beet.TV Movies in the Cloud Jacquet explains that purchased Amazon shows are accessible on multiple Amazon-enabled devices. Andy Plesser