Akimbo Offers New Deals7 Feb, 2007 By: Jessica Wolf
Akimbo is offering new buyers a $100 savings on its $200 RCA Akimbo set-top player.
The Internet-based video-on-demand company announced the deal the day after Amazon.com announced its partnership with TiVo, which allows TiVo owners access to Amazon's Unbox digital video download store for rent and purchase.
The Akimbo bargain is good through March 31. Monthly subscriptions are $9.99.
Akimbo subscribers also have access to movie download site Movielink.com, which offers rentals and purchases of many of the same films in Amazon's digital catalog.
Akimbo boasts an additional video collection of 14,000 movies TV series and unique shows the company claims are unavailable on demand anywhere else.