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Amazon secures WTA tennis for UK and Ireland

Amazon has secured exclusive rights to Women’s Tennis Association matches in a four-year deal for the UK and Ireland, giving Prime members exclusive access to WTA tournaments from 2020 to 2024. Amazon said that the WTA will join Prime Video’s tennis coverage of 37 ATP Tour events from 2019 to 2023, and the US Open from […]

Amazon Channels to launch in France

Amazon Channels is to launch in France at the end of the month, according to reports by Les Echos and NPA Conseil. According to financial daily Les Echos, Amazon will launch its OTT TV channels offering in metropolitan Franceon May 30. The majority of channels will be available for between €3 and €5 without a […]

Alexa to launch on LG TVs

Amazon Alexa, the AI assistant that launched with the Amazon Echo smart speaker in 2015, will be available on LG Smart TVs in North America later in May. The update will come to sets in Europe and Asia at a later date. It was previously announced in January that Alexa would come to ThinQ AI […]

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 […]

History Play launches in UK and Germany on Amazon Channels

Amazon has added the A+E Networks’ History Play streaming service to its line-up of Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria, marking the first time the service has been available in the three countries. Prime members will gain access to History Play with an add -n subscription of £3.99 in the UK and €3.99 per month […]

Orange Spain launches Amazon Prime on Android boxes

Orange España has launched Amazon Prime Video on its Android TV set-top, making it the second operator in the country to add Amazon’s streaming video service to its TV offering after regional cable operator Euskaltel. The move means that Orange’s TV customers in Spain can now access the Amazon Prime Video catalogue, including titles such […]

Amazon looks to delivery to boost Prime but promises more investment in content

Amazon is seeking to bolster engagement with Amazon Prime, which includes its video and music streaming offerings, with an improved shipping service. The company has also changed the way it accounts for expenditure on original video in a way will reduce its impact on cost of sales. Speaking on the e-commerce giant’s Q1 earnings call, […]

TalkTalk TV to offer Amazon Prime Video via set-top

TalkTalk has become the latest UK service provider to offer Amazon Prime Video to its TV offering following Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media’s addition of the streaming service this week. TalkTalk’s he deal with Amazon will see the service join the TalkTalk TV range of streaming apps The move means that viewers will also be able […]

Liberty Global unveils UK integration of Amazon content

International TV and broadband provider Liberty Global has unveiled a multi-year deal to make Amazon content available to 4 million Virgin Media TV customers in the UK. As a result, Virgin Media will be the first of Liberty Global’s European operations to integrate the Amazon Prime Video app within its Ultra HD V6 set-top box. The launch […]

Amazon and Google end trade embargo with major new service pact

After a year-long unofficial moratorium on doing business with each other, online platforms Amazon and Google have announced that, in the coming months, the two companies will launch the official YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs, as well as the Prime Video app for streaming to Chromecast and […]

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