Amazon Fire TV


Amazon updates Fire TV with focus on live programming 

Amazon has pushed out a new update for Fire TV with the headline feature being a dedicated Live TV section. The tab, announced in a blog post on Monday, is designed to bring “your live sports, news, and channels from select OTT services, streaming apps (e.g. PlayStation Vue), paid subscriptions, and over-the-air antennas into one […]

Pluto TV expands European offering

Pluto TV has strengthened its European offering by making its app available on Amazon Fire TV devices and Amazon Fire Tablets in the UK, Germany and Austria. The app is available from today. Pluto TV, which was acquired by Viacom earlier this year, was previously only available on Roku and Now TV devices. The company […]

Amazon launches new Fire for kids with added FreeTime

Amazon has launched a new Fire tablet specifically for kids bundled with a year’s free Amazon FreeTime Unlimited subscription and a doubling of the amount of Spanish-language content available for kids. The Amazon Fire 7 Kids edition, which will cost US$99.99 (€89) in the US, will come with a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the […]

Epix Now launches on Roku and Amazon Fire TV

Epix, the premium TV network owned by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), has launched its US streaming service Epix Now for download on Roku devices and Amazon Fire TV. Roku and Amazon Fire TV subscribers will have access to all four Epix live channels and new features within the Epix Now app on supported devices. Premium […]

Divan.TV launches on Roku TV and Amazon Fire TV

Ukrainian over-the-top video service, Divan.TV, has launched its library of 200 channels and 50,000 movies on Roku TV and Amazon Fire TV. Divan.TV founder and board chairman, Andrew Kolodyuk, said the rollout “means we can offer our diverse content library to an even larger audience and be present in more homes in the US, Europe, […]

English Club TV launches on Apple TV

English Club TV, an educational network designed to help people learn English, has launched on the Apple TV platform globally. The English Club TV Plus App features both live and on-demand content, is powered by OTT app provider Stormcast Cinema, and is the latest in a string of device launches for English Club TV. This […]

Conviva: Apple TV leads growth as streaming viewing hours ramp up dramatically

Growth in viewing time on Apple TV devices in the first quarter of this year outpaced all other devices by almost two times, according to data analytics outfit Conviva’s All-Screen Census Report Q1 2018. According to statistics from Conviva’s customer base, Apple TV saw 709% increase in viewing hours year-on-year in Q1. During the same […]

Movistar+ and Dailymotion on Amazon Fire TV Stick

Telefónica’s Movistar+ TV service is now available on the Amazon Fire TV Stick following the integration of the Movistar+ app on the device. Users of Amazon Fire TV Sticks can now view the channels to which they subscribe, and all content that is available on-demand including movies, series, kids shows, documentaries and other programmes. Users […]

Amazon takes Prime to Apple as Google pulls YouTube from Fire

Amazon has launched the Amazon Prime Video app on Apple TV in over 100 countries worldwide, just as Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show. The Prime Video app will be available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV, giving Prime Video members with Apple TV devices access to […]

UKTV launches voice-enabled search on Amazon Fire TV

UKTV has claimed it is the first UK broadcaster to make its on-demand programming available to find through voice-enabled universal search on Amazon Fire TV. Viewers can now find UKTV shows by speaking into their remote control for compatible Alexa voice-enabled models of the Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick. Once detected, the Amazon […]