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.
German free-of-charge video-on-demand (VOD) service Netzkino TV has launched on Amazon’s streaming box Fire TV.
Amazon has announced that Fire TV is now available for pre-order in the UK and Germany.
Apple TV sales growth has slowed significantly this year, down to a 12% annual growth rate at an estimated 1.9 million units sold in Q2 2014 according to Strategy Analytics.
Amazon is preparing a launch of its new Fire TV streaming set-top box in Europe.
Amazon is launching the Fire TV set-top box in the US, for access to Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, Showtime, low-cost video rentals, and access to locally stored content.