Hulu Plus expands distribution via Android tablets

The subscription video service is now available on seven Android tablets, including Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Motorola Xoom, and Toshiba Thrive.

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Hulu Plus, the subscription video service chasing Netflix, said today the service is now available on seven Android tablets.

Hulu is the company backed by NBC Universal, News Corp., and Disney that is trying to become as ubiquitous on popular hardware devices as Netflix, the top player in providing premium Web video.

Hulu said that the Android-equipped tablets that now support Hulu Plus are Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Motorola Xoom, Motorola XYBoard 10.1, Toshiba Thrive, Acer Iconia, and LG G-Slate.

The company said that it also rolled out "the new Hulu Plus app on Android, which includes some new features. The new app can be downloaded off Google Play and a video that shows off some of the features is embedded below.

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