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T-Mobile to offer free Netflix, Roku launches free movie channelToday's major tech headlines include T-Mobile offering free Netflix to certain customers, Roku's launch of a free ad-supported movie channel and Amazon and Apple joining the hunt to acquire the franchise rights to James Bond.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. T-Mobile customers who have at least two T-Mobile One unlimited lines will get free access to Netflix, starting on September 12th. The move was announced during the company's latest Un-carrier webcast. The deal comes as AT&T is in the process of buying Time Warner, while Verizon has invested in creating short form video as well. Roku has launched its own movie channel. It'll be available on every Roku device and carry a collection of movies that will change every month. Best of all. the channel is free, though it is supported by ads. Roku licensed films with studios like MGM, Sony Pictures, and Lionsgate. You can look for the channel on your Roku device of choice in the coming weeks. Finally, Apple and Amazon are reportedly both pursuing the franchise rights to James Bond, according to a report from Hollywood Reporter. Word is they're willing to pay as much as the likes of Warner Bros, MGM, Universal and Fox, all who are in the hunt as well. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app, in the Apple or Google Play store.