Pay-Per-View is not a novel concept. Most of us are aware of what it basically offers. Pay-Per-View cable television service is a common sight to be found in many households. By virtue of this service, one can choose to receive and enjoy select channel broadcasts through their cable connection against a fee. It could be the live telecast of a sports match, or the latest blockbuster from Hollywood, or simply, a brand new music video. In this way, premium content is distributed to various subscribers who pay a small fee per content to view them.
So much for pay-per-view television. But this is the era of the Internet and online technologies. With the advancement and proliferation of Internet technologies all around, coupled with the improved availability of high speed broadband, the time has come to experience the thrills of Internet Pay-Per-View.
For somebody who loves watching movies (who doesn’t?), the Internet is a veritable goldmine. Nowadays, there is no dearth of movie downloads sites on the Internet. The latest to join the array is Apple with its iTunes Movie Store which lets one download a movie and watch it on one’s ipod, PC or Mac.
Some of the biggest names in the Internet Pay-Per-View arena are Movielink and CinemaNow. Both of these sites are supported by major film distributors such as Warner Bros and Sony Pictures etc. All one needs is a computer with a tolerably fast Internet connectivity to play the downloaded movie.
Internet Pay-Per-View is fast gaining in popularity. Other names in the business that are fast coming to the forefront are sites such as Guba and Unbox. MovieLink is probably the largest Internet movie download site on the Internet toady. MovieLink draws its strength from a partnership formed by such movie giants as MGM, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios and BBC among others.
Most Internet Pay-Per-View sites carry a motley collection of movies, TV shows, documentaries and more, all available for download for a nominal fee. The cost varies depending on the content that one wishes to download. The crux of the service offered by these sites is that they charge the viewer on a pay-per-view or pay per download basis. Basically, one has to pay to download a movie or to watch it online on a streaming basis. The charges vary depending on how new the movie is, the movie itself and its exclusiveness.
In recent years, the Internet has become a throbbing center of endless entertainment. Offering a rich multimedia experience that few other media can match up to, the Internet today is a treasure trove of highly entertaining content for the masses. Streaming movies, e-radios, Internet talk radios, webcasts – the fun never ends on the Internet. The need to visit your local video library or music store is fast becoming redundant. Just sit back in your chair and click away. Experience the pure bliss of high quality digital entertainment at the click of your mouse. Your desktop is the stage for a wide array of entertainment.