Best Buy’s CinemaNow has begun offering its disc-to-digital service in Canada. The platform allows users to convert their DVD movies digital files in the cloud from their home and watch them on more than 1,000 connected devices.
Apparently Americans have short video attention spans. A new study on video consumption on connected devices found that more than twice as many Europeans (40%) watch video-on-demand content to completion on smartphones, tablets, connected TVs and PCs than do Americans (18%).
With its lineup of network shows earmarked for Netflix after their primetime broadcast runs, scuttlebutt suggests CBS might be concerned regarding the subscription video-on-demand pioneer’s move toward original programming.