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Wal-Mart Offers Online Downloading

Posted by: , 13:59 AEDT, Wed February 7, 2007

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Today Wal-Mart stores started offering movie and TV program downloads on its website
This new service was beta tested initially with the Superman Returns DVD, where customers who bought the DVD also got a bundle that contained a downloadable version. These downloadable version were compatible with PCs, laptops and portable media players.

Movie downloads ranged from $13 to $20, while TV episodes were going for $2 per episode.

Here is a quote from the Merchandise Manager at Wal-Mart about the new service.

“We anticipate further expanding this service to offer a comprehensive online home video shopping experience that meets our customers' growing needs and allows them to shop a deep selection of movie/TV content in a variety of formats, including video downloads."


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