Amazon Prime Video to include ads from next year

Amazon Prime Video is to include adverts from early next year, with ads to be introduced in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Canada in early 2024, followed by France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, and Australia later in the year. Amazon said that “to continue investing in compelling content and keep increasing that investment over a long […]

Gusto TV joins Amazon Fire TV Channels

Culinary-interest channel Gusto TV is now available as a linear channel on Amazon’s Fire TV Channels. Since October 2022, Gusto TV’s video-on-demand service has been available on Amazon’s Fire TV Channels. This expansion now offers viewers both scheduled programming and on-demand access to Gusto TV’s food shows. Fire TV Channels provides its customers with a […]

Amazon launches Fire TV Channels app in US

Amazon has announced it has launched an app for its Fire TV Channels on devices in the US to provide easy access to over 400 of its content providers, along with new channels.  Fire TV customers will have access to live and on-demand videos across news, sports, entertainment, cooking, travel, gaming, and more, with new  […]

Moonbug strikes deal with Amazon Prime Video

Candle Media-owned digital-first content provider Moonbug is to bring a variety of its content, including Oddbods, Blippi, Little Baby Bum and more, to Amazon Prime Video in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Turkey and Portugal. The agreement includes localised versions of CoComelon JJ’s Animal Time, Blippi Wonders and Little Angel in Castilian Spanish, as well as the entirety of the Blippi content and […]

BBC Player and BBC kids launch in India on Prime Video Channels

BBC Studios, the UK pubcaster’s commercial arm, has launched BBC Player and BBC Kids on Amazon Prime Video Channels in India. The subscription-based service will provide Indian viewers a curated line-up of British content spanning from original British dramas, comedy, documentaries, factual shows, entertainment to lifestyle programming and children’s shows within a single destination, for […]

A+E Networks streamers launch on Prime Video Channels in Sweden and Portugal

A+E Networks EMEA’s streaming channels History Play and Crime+Investigation Play have launched on Prime Video Channels in Sweden and Poland. The Swedish launch was on Tuesday, while the streamers debuted on Prime Video Channels in Poland yesterday. History Play, previously available in Sweden on Telia, is now also available on Prime Video Channels. Customers in these regions will have […]

Amazon Prime Video unveils raft of new shows for Nordics

Amazon Prime Video has reinforced its commitment to the competitive Nordic market by announcing a slate of 12 new unscripted reality and entertainment series coming to its streaming service in the region this autumn. Amazon said the 12 new additions are part of Prime Video’s commitment and long-term investment in the territory. The titles will be […]

DCMS to question Netflix, Amazon and Sky execs over Media Bill draft

Representatives from Netflix, Amazon and Sky will be questioned by MPs as part of Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMS) scrutiny of the draft Media Bill. The first panel will focus partly on the obligations imposed on services by the proposed Video-on-Demand Code. The recently announced Media Bill aims to enable public service broadcasters […]

AWS launches Generative AI Innovation Center

Amazon Web Services has unveiled the AWS Generative AI Innovation Center, which it describes as a new programme to help customers build and deploy generative artificial intelligence solutions. AWS is investing US$100 million in the centre, which will connect AWS AI and machine learning experts with customers to help them envision, design, and launch new […]

MYTF1 launches on Amazon Fire TV

French broadcaster TF1’s MYTF1 streaming offering has launched on Amazon Fire TV. TF1 said that the partnership between it and Amazon reflected the drive of the company to match changes in the way French viewers consume video and to make its content available on all platforms. Any viewer equipped with an Amazon Fire TV Stick, […]

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