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Amazon sets up Fire TV production line in India

Amazon will produce Fire TV products in India, the company announced. This is the first Amazon manufacturing line in India, and it will be operated in partnership with Foxconn’s Indian subsidiary Cloud Networks Technology. In particular, the production line will be focused on producing “hundreds of thousands” of Fire TV sticks annually to meet a […]

discovery+ lands on Samsung and Amazon devices in UK and Ireland

Recently launched SVOD discovery+ is now available on Samsung smart TVs and Amazon Fire TV devices in the UK and Ireland. The expanded distribution follows an initial launch on Sky Q in November 2020 and a subsequent international rollout at the beginning of January. The app will be available on Samsung Smart TVs released from […]

AVOD rlaxx TV launches on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV

Germany-based AVOD service rlaxx TV has launched on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV devices in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. A hybrid of on-demand and traditional TV viewing, rlaxx TV presents its content in structured linear channels within which users can fast-forward and rewind. This, the company says,  allows viewers immediate access to […]

Molotov now available via Alexa on Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV

French OTT TV service Molotov is now available via Amazon Alexa’s voice assistant across the Amazon Echo Show connected screen and Amazon Fire TV Cube and Stick streaming devices. Molotov is the first French TV distributor to make its content available on the Amazon Echo Show, offering what it described as a TV experience adapted […]

Google reportedly looking to add Chromecast integration to Nest smart speakers

Google is reportedly working on integrating its Nest Audio smart speakers with its Chromecast streaming devices. In a comment made to The Wall Street Journal for a feature on smart speakers, a Google spokesperson said that the company is looking to integrate its smart home devices, though they did not specifically mention which products. It […]

Bloomberg launches OTT Quicktake network

Bloomberg is expanding its Quicktake brand to launch a 24/7 streaming news network. Previously announced in October, the Quicktake network will officially launch Monday, November 9 at 9am EST (2pm GMT). It launches with 10.5 hours of programming featuring ten original series and four live daily news shows encompassing a broad range of subjects spanning […]

Freeview Play launches on Amazon Fire TV Edition TVs

Digital UK and Amazon have announced a partnership that will see Freeview Play, the online service of the UK free-to-view digital-terrestrial platform, launch on Fire TV Edition TVs sets.  The player brings together 85 freeview channels, and free access to nine on-demand players including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup […]

Amazon launches new Fire Sticks and redesigned Fire TV UX

Amazon has launched a new cut-price Fire Stick and visual overhaul for the Fire TV UX. The company said that it will look to build on its 100 million devices sold globally with a next-generation Fire TV Stick and a cheaper Fire TV Stick Lite. The standard US$39.99 Fire TV Stick remains the same price, […]

BT Sport launches on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku devices

BT Sport is making its app available on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku streaming players and Roku TV boxes. Launching on these devices and platforms ahead of the new Premier League season this weekend means that the BT Sport App is now available on a range of devices that includes the Samsung smart TV, […]

TikTok heads for the TV screen with Amazon Fire app

Social media service TikTok has launched an app on the Amazon Fire TV platform, enabling TV viewers to watch TikTok videos on the big screen. The More on TikTok app launched yesterday in the face of a looming ban on the social media site in the US from the Trump administration. More on TikTok is […]

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