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AOL to sell movie, television show downloads

updated 03:00 pm EDT, Thu August 24, 2006

AOL Selling Movies

As a further move to diversify its content and offer free services in place of paid Internet access, AOL today said it would begin selling full-length movies and television shows through its portal website. The programming available through the initial version of the service will include content from Fox, Sony Pictures, Universal, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Pricing will be more flexible than the previously announced Fox service, ranging between $10 and $20 for movies and $2 per television episode. Some content from Sony will be available for free with built-in advertising. Buyers cannot burn to DVD - often cited as a significant obstacle to movie service adoption - but can transfer movies to a combination of up to 4 computers or portable media players for movies and 10 for television shows. Currently limited to Windows PCs and media players that support the protected Windows Media Video format, AOL's new video offerings are available immediately.



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