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Orange Spain launches Amazon Prime on Android boxes

Orange España has launched Amazon Prime Video on its Android TV set-top, making it the second operator in the country to add Amazon’s streaming video service to its TV offering after regional cable operator Euskaltel. The move means that Orange’s TV customers in Spain can now access the Amazon Prime Video catalogue, including titles such […]

Amazon looks to delivery to boost Prime but promises more investment in content

Amazon is seeking to bolster engagement with Amazon Prime, which includes its video and music streaming offerings, with an improved shipping service. The company has also changed the way it accounts for expenditure on original video in a way will reduce its impact on cost of sales. Speaking on the e-commerce giant’s Q1 earnings call, […]

TalkTalk TV to offer Amazon Prime Video via set-top

TalkTalk has become the latest UK service provider to offer Amazon Prime Video to its TV offering following Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media’s addition of the streaming service this week. TalkTalk’s he deal with Amazon will see the service join the TalkTalk TV range of streaming apps The move means that viewers will also be able […]

Amazon reportedly looking to launch free music service

Amazon is in talks to launch a free music streaming service that will see it go head-to-head with Spotify, according to a report by Billboard. According to the report, citing unnamed sources, Amazon is in discussion with music labels to obtain licences for a service that would be made available through its voice-activated Echo speakers […]

T-Mobile launching TVision pay TV service, adds Amazon Prime to line-up

US mobile telco T-Mobile has rebranded its Layer 3 TV offering as TVision Home an OTT-delivered pay TV service and is to add Amazon Prime Video to its offering. The TVision offering that will be launched on Sunday will include over 275 channels, a personalised home screen and DVR, voice control with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, access […]

MLB.TV launches on Amazon Prime Channels

Baseball streaming service MLB.TV has launched on Amazon Prime Video channels in the US, allowing users to watch regular season out-of-market baseball games live and on-demand. Prime members streaming MLB.TV on Fire TV devices will also have access to Prime Video’s X-Ray feature, which gives fans access to live in-game stats, team and player details and play-by-play […]

EE provides Amazon Prime Video with inclusive mobile data

BT-owned UK mobile operator EE has launched new content offerings with Amazon Prime Video and MTV Play featuring inclusive mobile data for new and existing EE pay monthly mobile customers.  EE is offering six-month subscriptions to Prime Video and MTV Play with inclusive data, for new and existing pay monthly mobile customers. The operator has […]

Amazon to increase video spend in 2019

Amazon’s chief financial officer, Brian Olsavsky, said he expects Prime Video spend to “increase even further in 2019” but would not put a price on its programming budget. Olsavsky made the comment on the company’s fourth quarter earnings call, responding to a question asking for an update on the company’s ambitions in the video space. […]

Amazon ‘may scale back’ Channels

Amazon may be looking to scale back its à la carte Channels offering as new competitors enter the space, according to The Information. Amazon is scaling back its ambition to expand the service as Apple, Roku and Facebook all look to add third party content on their platforms, according to the news service. The tech […]

Amazon launches AVOD channel with IMDb

Amazon has launched Freedive, an ad-supported streaming channel featuring movies and TV shows, with the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). The AVOD will be available in the US, beginning today, on the IMDb website and on all Amazon Fire TV devices. Freedive TV customers will see the new IMDb Freedive icon in the “Your Apps & […]