What Makes Target's Movie Service Stand Out?

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Target just introduced a streaming video service. The so-called Target Ticket service is based on a very popular platform: Wal-Mart uses the same Rovi Entertainment Store solution for its Vudu service, Best Buy powers its CinemaNow product the same way, and DISH Networks ' Blockbuster On Demand is another take on the same turnkey solution.

What sets Target's offering apart from other Rovi stores? Should Netflix investors worry about Target invading its streaming video turf? Fool contributor Anders Bylund answers these key questions and more in the video clip below.

The next entertainment era starts now
The future of television begins now... with an all-out $2.2 trillion media war that pits cable companies against technology giants. Target might be smart to search for a toehold in this exploding media market while it's still young. The Motley Fool's shocking video presentation reveals the secret Steve Jobs took to his grave, and explains why the only real winners are these three lesser-known power players that film your favorite shows. Click here to watch today!

The article What Makes Target's Movie Service Stand Out? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Anders Bylund owns shares of Netflix, but he holds no other position in any company mentioned. Check out Anders' bio and holdings or follow him on Twitter and Google+. The Motley Fool recommends Netflix. The Motley Fool owns shares of Netflix. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

People are Reading