(SEATTLE) -- In a move that will put it in direct competition with Netflix Inc., Amazon.com Inc. announced Tuesday it will offer its paid members instant and unlimited streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows.
The added feature will be available immediately to the online retailer's Prime members at no extra cost. They will be able to choose from an inventory of over 5,000 movies and TV shows to watch online.
Prime membership is available for $79 and also offers customers free two-day shipping on orders. New customers can sign up to test the new service now for a free, one-month trial.
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