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Amazon Prime Video launches on Proximus

Amazon Prime Video has launched on Proximus’s TV platform in Belgium, available direct from the latest generation of Proximus Android TV set-tops. The agreement, integrating the Prime Video app on the Android box, means that Proximus customers with an Amazon Prime membership and the relevant device will be able to access the app direct. The […]

Netflix & Amazon should share viewing data & BBC licence fee should remain, say UK lawmakers

Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon should be legally required to provide viewing data for British-made shows to UK broadcasters and the country’s media regulator Ofcom, according to a group of UK lawmakers. The British Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMSC), has said that UK broadcasters including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 […]

Parrot Analytics: all eyes on WandaVision in France

Disney+’s Marvel series WandaVision has ended its first season with a bang at the top of Parrot Analytics originals in-demand chart in France for the week ending March 21 in France. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand […]

Premier League to continue blanket coverage until fans return

The English Premier League will continue to be broadcast in its entirety until fans return, the league has confirmed. While the league has continued to show all matches – albeit with a short-lived experiment with pay-per-view in the Autumn – the league has re-evaluated broadcast arrangements each month. However, going forward the league has said […]

Amazon wins Q4, but Disney+ dominates 2020 SVOD signups

Amazon accounted for almost half of the UK’s new streaming customers across the festive period, a new report has revealed. According to figures from Kantar, Amazon attracted 49% of the 1.3 million new subscriptions in the final quarter of 2020 – approximately 635,000 signups. Amazon managed to draw in almost three times more subscribers than […]

Amazon launches ultra low-cost mobile-only Prime Video plan in India

Amazon has launched a Prime Video-only mobile offer in India. The low-cost bundle is being launched in partnership with Indian telco Airtel and will offer a mobile-only, single-user, SD package for INR89 (€1) per month. The already cheap tier will also include 6GB of mobile data per month via Airtel, with the first month for […]

Samsung adds HDR10+ Adaptive feature to new QLED TVs

Samsung has announced that it will add support for the HDR10+ Adaptive feature to its upcoming QLED sets. HDR10+ Adaptive promises to improve the viewing experience in customers’ homes regardless of the lighting conditions, and supports the Hollywood-backed Filmmaker Mode which was first launched in mid-2019. Announcing the feature, Samsung noted that optimal HDR relies […]

Amazon Prime Video launches on Freesat

Freesat has become the latest UK platform to do a deal with Amazon. The partnership will see the Amazon Prime Video app launch on Freesat. Amazon Prime Video, which statistically has the largest VOD content library in the UK, joins the likes of Netflix, BritBox and UKTV Play in being offered by Freesat. Users of […]

RFU boss welcomes Amazon interest in Six Nations

Bill Sweeney, the boss of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) has welcomed speculation that Amazon could make an offer for rights to the Six Nations. The rights are currently held by ITV and the BBC, but that deal expires in 2021. The tournament has historically been housed on FTA TV, but the UK government’s decision […]

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