Amazon Prime Channels


Salto joins Amazon Prime Video Channels

France’s homegrown SVOD service Salto has struck a partnership agreement with Amazon Prime Video that will see the streamer become available to Prime subscribers within Prime Video Channels. From May, Amazon Prime members will be able to subscribe directly to Salto via their Amazon accounts. Salto said that the move would enable Amazon Prime customers […]

Dizi launches on Amazon Prime Channels in the Netherlands

SPI International’s premium Turkish drama hub Dizi has furthered its Western European expansion by launching on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the Netherlands. Building on its launch in Spain, Dizi’s curated selection of Turkish series is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the Netherlands as add-on paid monthly subscription package. The package currently features a subscription […]

Juventus channel launches on Amazon

Italian football club Juventus has launched its in-house TV channel on Amazon Prime Video channels, with the ecommerce and media giant increasingly being linked with rights to Serie A. Launching as a part of the rollout of Amazon channels in Italy, Prime customers in the country will have access to the dedicated Juventus channel for […]

A new SVOD for A+E Networks UK

A+E Networks UK has launched SVOD service Crime+Investigation Play on Amazon Prime Video Channels. A+E is charging customers £3.99 (€4.50) for a monthly subscription to Crime+Investigation Play, with an initial 7-day free trial. The UK service carries true crime shows such as Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence (Season 1), Homicide Hunter (Season 3) and The Jail: 60 Days […]

BBC experimenting internationally following BBC Player launch in Germany

The BBC has confirmed it is experimenting with “different ways to reach audiences in different markets” after launching an SVOD offering via Amazon Prime Video Channels in Germany and Austria last week. BBC Player launched for the first time in Germany and Austria on November 15, with the €3.99 per-month subscription service available exclusively to […]

Amazon to continue focus on Prime Channels build-out

Amazon said it plans to continue growing its Amazon Prime Channels service but would not speculate on whether it aims to take on pay TV providers by offering a ‘skinny bundle’ offering. Speaking on the company’s second quarter earnings call, Amazon’s director of investor relations, David Fildes, declined to speculate on future plans but said […]

TDG: Amazon Channels dominates direct-to-consumer subscriptions

Amazon Prime Channels accounts for 55% of all direct-to-consumer subscriptions in the US, according to research by The Diffusion Group (TDG). The study claims that Amazon Channels is especially prominent among premium direct-to-consumer apps like HBO Now, Showtime and Starz, with more than half of HBO’s direct subscribers using Amazon Channels to purchase their service. […]