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Lovefilm, the DVD rental-turned streaming service which is owned by Amazon, has spent the past year battling against Netflix for the top spot on the UK movie streaming charts. Will the service’s integration with the dirt-cheap Amazon Kindle Fire tabs give it a leg up in the run up to Christmas? And can a stellar new feature tip it over the edge? Read more

Lovefilm has inked a deal with Twentieth Century Fox, bringing the company’s movies and sizeable back catalogue of TV shows to the on-demand service. Every season of 24 without leaving the sofa? Pass the popcorn.

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Netflix is in town, proudly talking about what it’s achieved since launching in the UK and Ireland. We’ve been talking with the movie streaming company’s top brass about it’s biggest rival LoveFilm, and why it thinks it’s got the edge. They pulled no punches, pouring scorn on Lovefilm’s technology in an interview today. Read more

Amazon is in the final stages of inking a deal with Viacom in the US that will help it launch a movie streaming service to compete with Netflix. But hang on, if Amazon’s getting serious about movie streaming in the US, where does that leave Lovefilm? Read more

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Lovefilm has been ramping up its streaming service in response to Netflix‘ UK invasion this month, first landing some new content deals, and now rolling out a Lovefilm app for LG smart TVs – one that even works with LG’s new fangled gesture-sensing remote control.

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Amazon’s Lovefilm streaming service is getting a dollop of fresh content from across the pond, courtesy of a newly-inked deal with Disney-owned broadcaster ABC. Dubbed ABC TV On Demand, the service launches today with the likes of Lost and Cougar Town, and will see many more shows added over the coming weeks and months.

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Amazon’s movie streaming and rental service Lovefilm has come out fighting. Today might see the launch of American rival Netflix on British shores, but the UK’s most famous film provider isn’t shrinking away from the competition. It’s just unleashed its final stats for 2011, announcing two million subscribers driven by a record number of sign-ups. Your move, Netflix.

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It’s here. Netflix UK has launched, positioning itself as the only real subscription movie service to challenge Lovefilm thus far. The launch sees the movie streamer land on a myriad web-enabled devices as of today. Read more

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