Irish Netflix rival in the works

Irish video rental firm Xtra-vision and HMV are reportedly planning to launch a new VoD service in Ireland this summer.  According to newspaper the Irish Independent, the new VoD service has been under consideration since last year, but is now due to go ahead with movie studio negotiations expected to be complete by early summer. […]

HMV teams with FilmFlex for online movie service

High street music retailer HMV is launching hmvon-demand, an online movie rental service in association with FilmFlex, the white label VOD service provider that is a joint venture between Disney and Sony. HMV, which issued a profit warning earlier this year, will offer titles including Bad Teacher, The Hangover: Part II and Harry Potter and […]