Hulu rolls out subscription online video service in Japan

Hulu may be up for sale, but the online video site isn't sitting still while its current owners--New Corp. (Nasdaq: NWSA), Disney (NYSE: DIS), and Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) NBCUniversal--decide who to give the keys to. The company has rolled out a subscription service in Japan, its first foray into an international market.

Hulu Japan

Hulu Japan is the the company's first foray into an international market.

Hulu Japan includes instant access to hundreds of premium feature films and thousands of episodes of popular TV shows from a variety of content providers, including CBS, NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company (Japan) featuring content from Disney/ABC Television Group and The Walt Disney Studios, and Warner Bros.

Hulu says subscribers can watch at any time across connected TV's, gaming and entertainment consoles, blu-ray players, smartphones, tablets and PCs, without advertising.

Hulu said it will continue to add content, nd that it had entered into an exclusive marketing deal with NTT Docomo, Japan's largest mobile network.

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