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    News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    A global deal has apparently been signed with movie rental firm Blockbuster.
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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    With Lovefilm getting a good head start in the UK I wonder if there is room for more VOD services. And the audience is limited if its only available to Samsung.

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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    Considering what LFs service is like, there is plenty of room for more VOD services!

    Netflix has a far superior service (from a technical standpoint) and I've just cancelled my subs with them as I've run out of content to watch

    LFs IQ is way below par for me to even consider watching.

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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    True, I've just got lovefilm available on my LG TV and the content is very limited and the quality is not very good. I am more happy to walk upto my Blockbusters and get the bluray for £1.
    I do like that lovefilm offer TV series's to watch, dunno if the competitors do this. Plus lovefilm is only £5 per month, which is not asking much.

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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    Netflix has sod all selection, lovefilm is good but lacks much streaming content.... there is plenty more room for Spotify like services IMO.

    £20-25 a month and unlimited streaming with a wide selection? Is that too much to ask for?

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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    Quote Originally Posted by Andehh View Post

    £20-25 a month and unlimited streaming with a wide selection? Is that too much to ask for?
    £20-£25 per month... yeah in this economy I don't see many people taking that option. I think £5 per month is fantastic, anything more would be silly as rentals are usually £1 per film from Blockbusters and then you get the full quality of bluray.

    If you watch £25 of rentals a month then possibly you need to get out more and do a little exercise

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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    Netflix is £6 a month and seems good value to me, plus is available already on a large number of devices. This will have to be good to compete, but of course if they start off with a large range of current titles some people will subscribe...

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    Re: News - Samsung bringing Blockbuster films to connected devices

    Quote Originally Posted by Brewster0101 View Post
    £20-£25 per month... yeah in this economy I don't see many people taking that option. I think £5 per month is fantastic, anything more would be silly as rentals are usually £1 per film from Blockbusters and then you get the full quality of bluray.

    If you watch £25 of rentals a month then possibly you need to get out more and do a little exercise
    Fair cop, even better if it were cheaper! I just remember the full sky movies pack being around £20 a month ( I think) and figured unlimited movies, unlimited streaming on demand would be a premium over that!

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