Amazon Launches ‘Unbox’ Download Service


Giving Apple’s iTunes a run for its money, launched its long-awaited video download service Thursday night.

The Unbox site ( is a slicker site and more easy to navigate than iTunes and contains about the same amount of video content as the iTunes store.

Programming suppliers include A&E Television Networks, Turner Broadcasting System, CBS, E! Networks, Fox, Scripps Networks, Hanna-Barbera, MTV Networks and Discovery Networks U.S.

TV shows go for the same $1.99 price Apple charges, while movies cost $7.99-$14.99.