In another move for entertainment domination by Google, it will add Walmart’s TV and movie service VUDU to its current lineup of streaming giant Netflix and Verizon’s Redbox Instant on Google Fiber.
In a blog post announcing VUDU’s launch, Google Fiber’s product manager Sarthak Ray said “If you’re looking for a specific movie or TV show to watch tonight, chances are increasingly good that you’ll be able to find it using your Google Fiber TV service.”
And they are—increasingly. While Google Fiber, a broadband Internet system with TV service for $120/month, doesn’t have nearly as many lucrative TV deals as, say, Apple TV or Roku, it is stacking them up steadily. Currently the Google Fiber TV service has access to more than 200 channels as well as Google-owned YouTube.
Google Fiber’s TV Box, currently only available in Kansas City, boasts more than 100,000 titles available on demand. VUDU’s library of TV, movies and rentals will help them boost those numbers when—and if—the test phase goes national.
Google Fiber also plans on updating its app to accommodate VUDU’s addition.
Read more about it at Variety.