Digital entertainment platform CinemaNow™ has arrived in Canada and is offering customers same-day instant access to new release movie and TV shows. The service is offered through registration online and through connected consumer electronics available at all Best Buy Canada and Future Shop stores.
Through the service, customers can seamlessly access content on a wide range of Internet-connected devices, including Computers (PC and MAC), TVs, and Blu-ray Disc players from manufacturers, including Samsung and Panasonic with more coming on board throughout the year. There are more than 10,000 TV and movie titles available with new release movies available the day of release and TV shows available next day after airing. Purchases can be downloaded, stored in the cloud or loaded onto a Blu-ray player to keep a digital copy. CinemaNow is also the first service to establish partnerships with and offer new release programming immediately from major studios Warner Bros., Paramount, Fox, Sony and Universal.
Pricing of CinemaNow starts at $3.99 per movie rental, $2.49 for TV shows and $19.99 to purchase a new release movie. Titles are available for purchase directly through the CinemaNow App within the connected device or through the service’s web site. CinemaNow gift cards are also available at retail outlets including Best Buy Canada and Future Shop to use towards rentals and purchases.