Google to offer video download service

January 9, 2006

Google has unveiled a new service called Google Pack. The service allows users of its site to buy videos from content partners in an upgrade to its video-search service.

In a Wall Street Journal report, Google said it would allow users to buy television shows or other videos that can be downloaded onto their computers. The newspaper said Google is likely to unveil partnerships related to the new service with CBS and the National Basketball Association.

Google plans to introduce a software package with offerings from its own library as well as from other companies.

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