Amazon Prime Video is now available on BT TV set-top boxes, the first major UK TV platform to provide access.
Two out of five internet users in Germany (37%) stream films and series on paid video-on-demand portals such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky Ticket or maxdome.
Paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services have reached the mass market in Germany: At the end of 2017, 18% of all households were subscribing to at least one Pay-VOD service.
Amazon’s director of Prime Video Channels and Sports has signalled a change of direction in the company’s distribution policy.
Amazon’s Prime Video is now the fastest growing on demand service in the UK, outpacing both Netflix and Sky’s Now TV.
Subscription service Discovery Kids is making its debut on Amazon’s Prime Video Channels in the UK Thursday.
International content owners go direct-to-consumer in Western Europe , according to the latest report from Kagan, the TMT research arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv) has criticised the fact that freely accessible audiovisual online content such as TV live streams or catch-up services can continue to be restricted to domestic viewers by geo-blocking,
More than 5 million people have been attracted to Amazon Prime as a result of its investment in video content.
Amazon said that the live coverage of ten NFL Thursday Night Football games on Prime Video this season reached more than 17 million combined viewers in over 200 countries and territories.