Vudu drops online rental price to '$2 for 2 nights,' pushing Netflix, iTunes

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Can you say price war? Vudu can. The online movie rental site, bought by Walmart in February, today dropped the fee for about 4,000 of its "top films" to $2 for a 48-hour rental window.

The new price--which is good until the end of the year--is well below the price for Amazon.com and iTunes. Movies can be streamed over connected TVs and Blu-ray players or on the Vudu Box.

For more:
- see this Vudu blog post

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