Subscription Video on Demand – Users must pay a subscription fee to access and view content, but typically are then able to consume content uninterrupted by ads. Netflix is arguably the most successful SVOD service.
Transactional Video on Demand – The opposite of SVOD, TVOD content is accessed and viewed on a pay-per-view basis. iTunes use TVOD to sell and rent movies and tv shows
Building a VOD application is no longer just an option for the major players in the content industry (such as Netflix and Amazon). Small and medium-sized content producers are also finding that they can reach larger audiences while generating larger amounts of revenues than traditional broadcasting would offer. There is a wide range of benefits to developing a VOD application for content creators and distributors: