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UPDATE: Netflix finally arrives in the UK

US rental giant Netflix has at last arrived in the UK. It debuts in the form of a PS3 app which puts it squarely up against established UK rival LoveFilm, which is owned by Amazon. A Netflix subscription will cost 5.99 a month in the UK, with the first month …

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Netflix is finally coming to the UK

US film and TV streaming service Netflix will launch in the UK and Ireland early next year. Its arrival will allow users to stream TV shows and films to their TV, consoles and PCs as well as smartphones and tablets offering access for those on the move.Supporting mobile devices include …

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Facebook clarifies Warner movie service

Facebook has clarified that it has not partnered with Warner Bros to bring movies to its site. Instead, the initiative is based on an app that Warner is testing via the social network, using Facebook Credits to allow users to purchase or rent its films. The service was announced this …

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Facebook signs Warner movie partnership

Facebook and Warner Bros have announced a partnership that will see the latter’s movies made available for rental or purchase with Facebook Credits. The first flick covered by the new deal will be The Dark Knight, with more to be added in the coming months. Rentals will give users access …

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GDC: Netflix links 3DS and Wii

Nintendo has announced that the 3DS’ digital Netflix service will integrate with the Wii in the US. Users will be able to view movies, trailers and programmes on their handheld console, pause them, then finish watching them on TV later using their Wii. The platform holder made the announcement at …

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US: Netflix coming to Wii this spring

Nintendo is set to announce a new partnership with leading US rental giant Netflix that will see the movie streaming service launch on Wii. The New York Times expects a formal announcement to be made today, with the service due to go live some time this spring. Once active, Wii …

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Netflix rumoured for Wii

It’s been a huge success on Xbox 360 and was recently confirmed for the PS3 and now movie rental service Netflix is reportedly lining up a debut on Nintendo’s Wii console. The rumours come courtesy of Business Insider, which has published claims from analyst Dan Rayburn that Nintendo is currently …

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US: Netflix confirmed for PS3

After weeks of speculation it has been officially confirmed that online streaming movie rental service Netflix is heading to PS3 in North America some time in November. Netflix has been available to Xbox 360 users in the region since the arrival of the ‘New Xbox Experience’ last year. The PS3 …

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Netflix coming to all consoles

Netflix has revealed it aims to bring its service to all formats in future, expanding on its successful partnership with Xbox 360. While the rentailer currently provides downloadable films through Microsoft’s console, the company’s CEO Reed Hastings has stated it hopes to arrange similar deals for Wii, PS3 and more, …

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Sony films vanish from Xbox 360 movie service

It has emerged that North American firm Netflix, which operates Microsoft’s movie rental and streaming service in the territory, has withdrawn all of its Sony Pictures titles from the service. Those using Netflix via their PC or TV, however, are still able to access the content – a fact that …

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