The Russian national broadcaster CTC Media has signed an agreement for the transfer of rights to four of its shows to Amazon Prime Video.
The top three OTT video services, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and Netflix, maintain significant market share, with 91% of OTT subscribers getting at least one of these services, according to Parks Associates.
Roku has added Amazon Prime Video on the Roku streaming platform in Ireland.
Worldwide paying SVOD subscriptions will increase by 409 million between 2017 and 2023 to total 777 million. Eleven countries will have more than 10 million SVOD subscriptions by 2023.
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.