Amazon Fire TV customers are now able to browse the web with Firefox and Silk browsers on their TV bringing back YouTube to the platform.
US pay TV provider DISH customers with a Hopper or Wally and an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap can watch hands-free TV with Alexa. DISH is now also available on on Fire TV
Google’s Chromecast leads the global digital media streamer market for fifth straight quarter, according to Strategy Analytics.
Amazon is introducing “the next generation of Fire TV”, the new Amazon Fire TV with support for 4K Ultra HD, and the new Fire TV Stick with voice remote.
German travel sales channel sonnenklar.TV is now available on Amazon’s streaming platform Fire TV.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has commenced offering its interactive music TV service dooloop as an app on streaming box Fire TV and on the Fire TV stick from Amazon.
Despite only launching its Fire TV streaming box and stick in 2014, Amazon has quickly established itself at the top of the rankings in the US Digital Media Streamer market taking a 30% share of shipments in Q1 2015.
Amazon says its added over 600 channels to its Fire TV devices in just three months. It currently has 1,600 titles covering channels, apps and games.
US online retailer Amazon has commenced offering its Fire TV stick in Germany and Austria.
German Christian family channel Bibel TV is now available on Amazon’s streaming box Fire TV.