The world’s largest retailer is now in the business of streaming movies and TV shows. About 18 months ago, Walmart acquired Vudu and today the retailer integrated Vudu into Walmart.com, allowing users to stream TV shows and movies, including movies just out on DVD.
The service lets you rent and stream videos for between 24 and 48 hours at a variety of price points. There is a daily $1 bargain offer and some older movies for $2 but most the rentals start at $3.99 for standard definition or $.99 for 720p high definitoin or $5.99 for “full high definition” 1080p viewing. The service works with PCs and Macs as well as compatible Internet connected TV and Blu-Ray players as well as the Sony PlayStation 3.
For more see CNET’s “Wal-Mart takes another crack at challenging Netflix”