Now Best Buy has a streaming media service, too

When Wal-Mart purchased Vudu in February, it was really just a matter of time before other big box stores launched their own streaming media services. Now Best Buy is joining the race. 

The retailer will launch CinemaNow later this month, letting owners of LG’s Blu-Ray players rent (and buy) downloadable video. Rentals will run $3-$4 each – roughly the same as Vudu. They’ll be available the same day as film and TV DVD releases, which gives the service a slight let up on Netflix, which remains the top dog in the streaming video category.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog

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