So AMC Theatres has struck a deal with Universal Pictures to shrink the theatrical release window to 17 days after which time the studio can make titles available across premium video on demand (PVOD) platforms.

Question for cinema operators - is this a big deal or does it not matter at all if other chains or studios don't sign on?

https://celluloidjunkie.com/wire/universal-filmed-entertainment-group-and-amc-entertainment-announce-agreement-for-exhibition-of-universal-films/