Watch out Netflix…Amazon is coming for you!
Amazon.com has launched a new streaming video service that will rival Netflix. Amazon, led by CEO Jeff Bezos, now is promoting its commercial-free, unlimited streaming video service featuring 5,000 movies and TV shows as part of its Amazon Prime shipping service, which carries an annual subscription fee of $79.
Among the films Amazon lists on its web site as being part of the service are Syriana, Amadeus, The Ant Bully, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Best in Show and Hairspray. Among TV shows, it lists such U.K. series as Skins, The Office, Fawlty Towers and Torchwood.
Amazon Prime's $79 price tag for one year compares with Netflix's streaming-only subscription of $95.88.
Do you use Netflix? Would you check out Amazon Prime?