Amazon is developing plans to add live and linear channels to Prime Video. The slate includes live news, music and sports in addition to scheduled movies and TV series.
Customers to Vodafone in Italy will be able to enjoy a 6-month free subscription to Amazon Prime.
Subscription video on demand services are increasingly turning their attention towards local markets.
Amazon is taking its Prime Video Store outside of the United States and the UK.
Disney+, which will launch in many European countries on March 24, 2020, has a user experience equal to Amazon Prime Video, but still clearly lags behind industry leader Netflix.
Series including Westworld, Watchmen and The Plot Against America are now available to Amazon Prime Video homes in France.
Amazon has stopped offering Prime Video for free to viewers in parts of Italy most affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
2019 was a defining year for the German TV and video market, with mass market resistance to premium digital video finally falling away and paving the way for this month’s launch of Disney+.
Austrian telco A1 Telekom Austria has integrated Amazon Prime Video into its domestic TV platform, which was renamed from A1 TV to A1 Xplore TV at the same time.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is confident that it will be able to reach a deal with Walt Disney to get its new streaming service Disney+ onto its TV platform MagentaTV.