German telco Deutsche Telekom is now offering Amazon Prime Video’s streaming service as an app on its IPTV platform Entertain TV.
In a landmark move, German telco Deutsche Telekom will offer its IPTV platform Entertain TV as an OTT version from autumn 2018.
Amazon is working on an advertising supported video-on-demand service that would reach users of its Fire TV video streaming devices.
Comcast is launching Amazon Prime Video on its Xfinity X1 platform later this year.
Nearly one-fifth of US video consumers choose subscription video only, the NPD Group said.
The launch of Amazon Original Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan at the end of August will signal the beginning of the streamer’s support for the Dolby Atmos sound format.
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.