blinkx and Movielink Partner for Movie Download Search
blinkx, today announced a content distribution agreement with Movielink, the broadband movie download service. Under the agreement, blinkx.tv will provide a gateway for its cinema enthusiasts to easily find and download their favorite films from Movielink.
blinkx.tv consumers will be able to search, watch trailers and download movies featuring their favourite stars. From recent releases, including the latest blockbusters such as Troy and Harry Potter – The Prisoner of Azkaban, to old favourites such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Movielink offers U.S. based blinkx.tv broadband consumers over a thousand movies and other great video content for legal download.
blinkx.tv customers can search or browse the user-friendly site and view trailers of available titles without charge. Once they are ready to rent a title, they pay for their rental via credit card. Downloads range between $1.99 and $4.99. Movielink’s Movies in MinutesTM feature lets customers begin watching titles within 2-10 minutes, or store them for up to 30 days and experience unlimited viewing for any 24-hour period. Customers can also use Movielink’s MultiPlay feature to re-rent titles for additional 24-hour viewing periods for up to 30 days after the initial rental.
“We are always looking to extend our reach to new customers and Blinkx.tv provides U.S. movie fans with a broadband connection an easy way to search for and access movies for legal download from Movielink, said Alan Citron, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Movielink. “We look forward to building a consumer base with blinkx.tv and offering their customers the best download experience.”
“Together blinkx.tv and Movielink bring the glamour of Hollywood movies from some of the most prestigious studios, including Universal Studios and Warner Bros., straight to the desktop. Movie fans will soon find thousands of titles, including those featured in last night’s hall of fame, through www.blinkx.tv,” said Federico Grosso, Vice President Business Development, blinkx. “This agreement with Movielink adds even more mainstream content to www.blinkx.tv making blinkx.tv the definitive link to tinsel town.”