Amazon takes on Netflix with $8.99 monthly service
Amazon put Netflix directly in its crosshairs, launching a stand-alone subscription just for its streaming video arm for $8.99 a month.
Amazon Prime Video previously was only available as a part of a $99-a-year Prime membership, best known for free, second-day shipping. The company also launched a month-to-month version of prime for $10.99.
More to come.
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