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You can now rent and buy TV shows and films from using PayPal.

The on-demand TV service has begun accepting the digital payment system in response to huge demand from customers, according to's payments product manager David Gonzalez.

"We are delighted to directly respond to the needs of our growing customer base in the UK, where we now have over 500,000 registered users," he said.

"Research shows that many online shoppers view PayPal as more secure than using a Chip & Pin card in person.

"Demand from UK customers has exceeded our expectations since we launched in September 2013, and we look forward to welcoming more customers in the months ahead by offering the very best in entertainment at competitive prices." doesn't charge a monthly fee like Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. Instead, you just pay for what you watch, whether you rent or buy through the service.

Films start at £4.99, and TV seasons at £13.99.

It also offers some content in 4K, though not on these shores. If you want your 4K fix, you'll have to go to Amazon Prime Instant Video or Netflix. For now, anyway.

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