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Amazon offers to link video producers to audiences

Media | 12/09/2015 4:13 pm EST

Amazon.com Inc. announced Tuesday it is launching an over-the-top (OTT) streaming subscription program for video providers to reach out to Amazon Prime members, and will also allow Prime members to add other video subscription services onto their membership. It said in a press release that, for video providers, Amazon will be responsible for driving subscriber acquisitions, managing customer care services as well as payment services and managing compatibility of OTT services across different devices. Amazon added that Prime members will have access to free trials on all subscriptions...

Amazon adds download option for Prime customers

Media | 09/01/2015 2:17 pm EDT

Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Video members in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Austria will now be able to download movies and TV shows for easy offline viewing at no additional cost, the company said in a press release Tuesday. Amazon said that its over-the-top subscription streaming service will be the first ever to offer the option to download videos for both Apple Inc.’s iOS and Google Inc.’s Android platforms. “There’s no doubt that the way people watch entertainment is changing," Michael Paull, vice-president of digital video at Amazon said...