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Apr 15, 2011

mSpot offers movie rental subscription service


mSpot has launched a new subscription service that claims to save customers cash on movie rentals.

When users sign up for mSpot Movie Club, they can opt to pay $4.99, $7.99, or $15.99 per month for inclusion in the program. The cheapest option gives people 20 credits to put toward their rentals, while the two higher options offer customers 40 credits and 80 credits, respectively.

Apr 15, 2011

MSpot Takes on Vudu, Discounts VOD Movies via 'Club' Subscriptions


Movie service MSpot said Friday that the company will discount newly-released streaming movies by allowing customers to combine per-movie purchases with a subscription model.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot Movies Competes for New Release Market


While Netflix is the biggest online movie streamer, it's certainly not invulnerable. mSpot Movies is taking aim at Netflix's biggest weakness: the lack of new releases available for instant streaming.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot announces Movies Club and new pricing packages


Some of you may already be familiar with mSpot, the music streaming service for your iPhone, Android device, Mac or PC, but did you also know that the service provides videos-on-demand, too? Perhaps best of all, mSpot works directly with major studios (like they do with record labels), so you’ll often find new movies available on its service before it ever hits other streaming services like Netflix. In fact, movies will typically hit mSpot video-on-demand the same day that DVDs are released, which can be years before other streaming services pick them up.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot Movies On Demand New Pricing and Streaming to Mobile Devices


mSpot Movies has been in the streaming video business for a while, but they are announcing today a new membership model with discounts when compared to renting streaming video from competitors like Amazon and Apple. This is not a subscription based service like Netflix or the new Amazon video streaming service for Prime members. Instead of streaming all you want for a flat fee, you pay a membership fee and get discounts on the latest movies and older videos. Your membership gives you credits to be used to rent the movies. After your credits are used up you can pay to view more movies at a discount. Most of the movies are between $3-$3.25 for the latest releases. Older movies are usually less than that averaging under $3.

Apr 15, 2011

Video Streaming Service mSpot Cuts Prices


Mobile entertainment startup mSpot may not be ready to take out Netflix just yet. But the company is aiming to boost its share of the video streaming market by slashing prices.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot Movies Wants to Undercut Netflix


Netflix may be an unstoppable force in the streaming video business, but it’s not without weaknesses. The service’s selection of on-demand movies doesn’t compare to its mail-order DVD catalog, and if you want new releases, you’ll have to look elsewhere.

That’s why services like mSpot Movies are trying to get a piece of the action. Although mSpot Movies isn’t new, the service is now slashing prices in hopes of landing on consumers’ radars.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot Movie Rental Prices Get Cheaper as Competition Escalates


TV programming could be coming down the road

When Amazon announced its Cloud Drive and music player services 5GB of storage for free, mSpot knew it had to act. The company quickly announced that it would also be giving users 5GB of free space.

Now mSpot has lowered the pricing on its movies, to compete with Netflix, Blockbuster, Redbox, etc. as well. They are offering new releases for $3.00compared to the $3.99 industry standard.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot offers streaming rentals of the latest movies, but can it compete with Netflix?


mSpot attempts to carve out a niche in the streaming movie rental space by offering users a la carte pricing on the latest home video releases, something which Netflix is unable to do with its unlimited access subscription model.

Apr 15, 2011

mSpot Tries Out One Way To Pick Up More Mobile Video Users: Cheaper Prices

The premium mobile video market is still relatively nascent and open to new entrants compared to its PC sibling, where companies like Hulu, Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX), Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) and Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) have established firm market shares that have created a challenge for other providers to get a break. The mobile music streaming company mSpot, which has built a lot of its business on wholesale deals—it powers the music and video services offered by Sprint (NYSE: S)—and claims to be the first company to have offered premium film streaming to mobile devices, is one of the companies looking to carve out more of a brand for itself in the mobile video space. It’s going after market share using the time-honored approaches of cut-rate prices and subscription services.