Technology: Set-top device receives digital wireless signals.
Access: Up to 100 movies. Each week, about 10 new titles replace 10 others. Titles listed at www.MovieBeam.com.
Set-up: No professional installation. Works regardless of cable or satellite TV subscriptions or lack of them.
Cost: $6.99 per month service fee, based on 12-month commitment; per-movie viewing fee of $3.99 for new releases or $2.49 for older films (fee entitles unlimited viewing of the title for 24 hours).
Content: No adult content available. Parental controls can set weekly spending limits or restrict access to selections based on Motion Picture Association of America ratings.
Limitations: Cannot record movies onto a VCR or DVD.
Other features: DVD/VCR functionality, free full-length movie previews.
Availability: Sign-up available at Best Buy, Circuit City, Sears, R.C. Willey Home Furnishings and Ultimate Electronics; online at www.MovieBeam.com; or by calling 1-888-MOVIEBEAM. Devices sent by FedEx after ordering.