Lionsgate Drops Digital Downloads
6 million. Com and Microsoft Xbox Live. Along with it CinemaNow Curt Topper left the company in charge Lionsgate digital media biz in April. Since the Movielink deal, however, Apple has aggressively stepped up its movie download and rental biz, making it more difficult for independents like CinemaNow to compete against it over rivals like Amazon. Digital Sonic Solution company has acquired CinemaNow, to 9 years, the video download store partly owned by Lionsgate, for a paltry $ 3 million. Minimajor exit from the biz download comes a year after five studies Movielink sold at Blockbuster for $ 6.