NBCU’s Fandango merges streaming services under acquired Vudu brand

NBCUniversal-owned Fandango is to merge its streaming service FandangoNOW with Vudu. The primarily transactional VOD-based services will be merged under the Vudu banner, and feature over 200,000 new release and catalog movies and TV shows to rent or buy without a subscription. The service will also offer a significant catalogue of free-to-view titles supported by […]

NBCUniversal’s Fandango buys Walmart’s Vudu 

Vudu, the transactional video on demand platform owned by Walmart, has been purchased by NBCUniversal’s cinema ticket purchasing service Fandango. Vudu is currently accessible in over 100 million US homes with an app that has been downloaded more than 14 million times. The service allows users to purchase and rent films and series, and also […]

FandangoNOW launches VR app for Oculus

Fast-growing VOD FandangoNOW has launched its movie and TV store on Oculus VR devices. Available on Oculus Go and Oculus Quest headsets in the US, the store provides access to over 90,000 movies and TV shows to rent and buy. The company says that in addition to regular films and shows, hundreds of 3D titles, […]

Comcast’s Fandango launches TVoD service after M-GO deal

Comcast-owned movie ticketing firm Fandango is to launch a transactional VoD service on March 30 after acquiring the M-GO platform earlier this year. US-based Fandango will rebrand M-GO as FandangoNOW, which will offer “massive library of new release and catalogue movies from all major studios and next-day TV shows for purchase and rental”. FandangoNOW, billed […]

Fandango buys movie streaming service M-GO

Comcast-owned movie ticket service Fandango has reportedly acquired movie-streaming service M-GO for undisclosed terms. Fandango announced the deal Friday, according to various US reports, in a move that will see it bundle film tickets with digital content. M-GO is a joint venture between Technicolor and Dreamworks Animation. The transactional video-on-demand service offers new-release movies and […]