LONDON, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Streamed Movies at Your Fingertips -
LOVEFiLM is proud to announce the LOVEFiLM App is now available on the iPad. The App allows users to instantly watch, pause, fast-forward and rewind their movie stream, view trailers and add to their DVD rental list on the go.
Subscribers can instantly watch titles from leading and independent studios such as Colin Firth's A Single Man, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the critically acclaimed drama The Wrestler, and access exclusive movies such as the global phenomenon The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and RED starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren.
"LOVEFiLM's debut on iPad is a huge win for our customers as the latest platform to support the service. This is a huge leap in movie watching for the 21st Century - making LOVEFiLM more portable than ever before," said Simon Calver, CEO of LOVEFiLM. "LOVEFiLM on iPad is the latest step in giving film fans total control over their viewing schedule and our commitment to expanding the ways in which members can stream movies and TV series on a range of devices."
Subscribers can now easily access instant movies in and out of the home by linking their account with LOVEFiLM. Subscribers on packages of £5.99 or above can use the app at no extra cost by simply entering their login details.
The LOVEFiLM Player for iPad is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore.
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Instant movie streaming on the iPad is the latest addition to LOVEFiLM's multi-platform service, which is revolutionising the way in which its members can watch and enjoy films - by streaming content via PC, internet-connected devices and PS3™. Members can now easily access instant movies in and out of the home by linking their iPad to any one LOVEFiLM account.
- In a little over seven years, LOVEFiLM has become a leading European film subscription service, combining the benefits of DVD rental by post and, more recently, watching movies online via the LOVEFiLM Player (on the PC, the PlayStation®3 and streamed direct to TV). Customers choose from a selection of over 70,000 titles available across Blu-ray, DVDs, video games and digital streaming. LOVEFiLM currently has 1.7 million members and operates in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.
- In February 2011 LOVEFiLM was acquired by Amazon EU SARL.
- LOVEFiLM has been a pioneer in digital film delivery in the UK since launching the first download to own movie in April 2006. The LOVEFiLM Player launched in March 2010 and offers thousands of digital titles available for members to watch on their TV, PC or PlayStation®3. For those on an Unlimited or capped package the service comes at no extra cost. Premium titles are available to everyone on a pay-per-view basis, and a number of titles are available to all site visitors for free with advertising support.
- LOVEFiLM is also available through a range of internet-enabled devices - including Sony, Samsung and PS3™ - taking LOVEFiLM directly into members' living rooms through their TV sets.
- LOVEFiLM customers have generated 80 million film ratings and written 843,000 member reviews - information which helps LOVEFiLM to promote the most relevant titles for its customers to choose from.
- LOVEFiLM offers a range of rental options in each market with free postage and no late fees. In the UK these include £4.99 a month allowing members to have one DVD at a time (limit of two per month. Does not include online viewing), £5.99 a month for one DVD at a time (limit of three per month plus 2 hours online viewing ), £8.16 for two DVDs at a time (limit of four per month plus 4 hours online viewing), £9.99 a month for one DVD out at a time (Unlimited DVDs by post and online viewing), £14.99 for two at a time (Unlimited DVDs by post and online viewing) and £19.39 gives the option for three DVDs at a time (Unlimited DVDs by post and online viewing). Members on an Unlimited package have access to the LOVEFiLM Player at no extra cost.
- LOVEFiLM also offers a range of video games rental options in the UK market to support gaming across XBox 360, Xbox, PS3™, PS2, Wii and DS. These include £5.99 a month for one disc at a time (limit of three per month. Does not include online viewing), £10.20 a month for two discs at a time (limit of four per month plus 4 hours online viewing), £14.99 a month for two discs at a time (Unlimited discs by post and online viewing) and £19.39 for three discs at a time (Unlimited discs by post and online viewing), all with free postage and no late fees.