Amazon Fire TV

Amazon launches ‘best Fire TV streaming media player yet’

Amazon has revealed a pair of product upgrades to its streaming devices. The largest of the upgrades comes with the third generation Fire TV Cube. Described by the company as “Amazon’s best Fire TV streaming media player yet”, the latest Cube features a new octa-core 2.0 GHz processor that makes it 20% more powerful than […]

150 million Fire TV devices sold by Amazon

Amazon has sold more than 150 million Fire TV devices. The company has revealed that it has surpassed the milestone worldwide, with the company offering a wide range of streaming devices and smart TVs running the OS. Amazon first launched the Fire TV brand in 2014. The news came as a part of Amazon’s quarterly […]

Sky Deutschland makes Go available on Amazon Fire TV

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has added Amazon Fire tablets to the range of devices via which subscribers can access its Sky Go mobile app. The addition of the Amazon App store means that the Sky Go app is now available in all major app store including the Google Play Store, Apple App Store and […]

Watch This! Launches on Roku and Amazon

Streaming channel Watch This! Has launched on Roku and Amazon Fire TV. Watch This! offers a variety of shows from genres including documentaries, comedies, news talk, movies, scripted and unscripted drama, live music and music video shows. Titles include N’Style Atlanta Uncut, Super Sako: An Armenian Prince and Larry Dickem. The channel was launched earlier […]

Amazon Fire TV gets first Spanish-language news network

Estrella Media has announced the launch of its News channel on Amazon Fire TV devices. Available via the Amazon News app, Estrella News is the first Spanish-language news channel available on Amazon Fire TV devices. The channel streams news coverage from across the US, Mexico and Latin America, and covers areas including the economy, politics, […]

Almost a year after launch, NBCU’s Peacock arrives on Amazon Fire

NBCUniversal’s Peacock streamer is coming to Amazon Fire devices almost a year after its initial launch. The app will launch on Fire TV and Fire tablet devices in the US on June 24, the companies have announced. While the app is being launched now with some voice support, the companies said that further Alexa support […]

A1 Austria launches on Amazon Fire TV with Zappware

A1 Austria is launching its video service on the Amazon Fire TV streaming stick. The service provider has tapped Zappware to deliver the technology for its TV service, which is now being extended to Amazon Fire TV devices, across a country where Amazon Prime Video has a high level of penetration. According to Zappware, Amazon […]

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 […]

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