Amazon’s Lovefilm has announced the launch of HD streaming to members in the UK and Germany.
Lovefilm has said that February represented the first month when it had streamed more films and TV series over the internet than it had rented DVDs, Blu-ray discs and games.
Following a similar deal in the UK, Amazon’s Lovefilm is now offering ABC on Demand to its subscribers in Germany.
Simon Calver is to leave his role as chief executive of Lovefilm to take over as chief executive of Mothercare.
Lovefilm is to be added to the LG Smart TV platform, giving owners of LG’s connected TVs access to the video streaming service Lovefilm instant.
Lovefilm is adding top US series from ABC TV on Demand in a deal with Disney UK.
As Netflix officially launches in the UK and Ireland, rival Lovefilm has announced it has reached two million subscribers, at the same time shaving £1 off the price of a monthly subscription.
Lovefilm has secured the rights to a number of popular UK TV series through two separate agreements with BBC Worldwide and ITV.
Warner Bros. has signed a major film distribution agreement with Amazon’s Lovefilm.
Lovefilm has announced the introduction of its own app for the iPad – the day its parent Amazon announced the launch of a rival to the Apple device. The new app allows users to watch, pause, fast-forward and rewind their movie stream, view trailers and add to their DVD rental list on the go.