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Amazon Prime now available in United Arab Emirates

Following the launch of Amazon.ae at the beginning of May, Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Prime in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Prime is Amazon’s premium membership program which is available in more than 100 million paid members in 17 countries, offering a combination of shopping and entertainment benefits tailored to each country. The [...]

Amazon Prime to offer African content “Housewives and Girlfriends” to international audiences

Long ago, having access to African content was difficult for international audiences. With the rebirth of African cinema and the new emergence of producers and directors, more of African contents keep on rising. With Netflix listing African content like Chief Daddy, Lionheart, Wedding Party and more, Amazon Prime is now offering Africa to its listings. [...]

Aflik TV is now on Amazon Prime

The talented African artiste, Budikusus single Sangolo is featured on Aflik TV with his recent music video. Aflik TV is one of the largest producers and distributors of Nollywood movies and African inspired content.  Born in Ghana, Budukusu, is Ghanas fastest rapper who has also introduces his native language, Twi to his songs. At an [...]

Amazon Prime now accessible on du

du customers can now stream unlimited Amazon Prime content to their devices for free for the first three months. It means shows like The Grand Tour, All or Nothing Manchester City, Band of Brothers and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel can be accessible.  Fahad Al Hassawi, deputy CEO du Telco Services, EITC, said: Our discerning customers [...]

Mexican film industry calls for taxes on OTT platforms

The Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences (AMACC) requested that OTT services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video pay taxes in the country and that these resources are destined for national production. Specifically, the entity proposes that these platforms to be subject to Mexican copyright law and to pay taxes in country. The [...]

Televisa presentó las novedades de su programación para 2019

Grupo Televisa realizó su upfront en México y presentó su oferta de contenidos para 2019 a clientes, anunciantes y agencias de publicidad, entre otros invitados. El encuentro contó también con la participación del presidente electo de la nación, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. La nueva oferta de contenidos incluirá formatos cortos y dinámicos, con un enfoque [...]

Amazon to live stream NFL games

The NFL announced it has reached an agreement with Amazon Prime as its exclusive partner to deliver a live OTT digital stream of Thursday Night Football to a global audience during the 2017 NFL season. Amazon Prime Video will stream the 10 Thursday Night Football games, which will be broadcast on  NBC and CBS, and [...]

Amazon launched monetizable user-generated video service Amazon Video Direct

  US e-commerce and technology company Amazon surprisingly launched its new user-generated video service Amazon Video Direct, with various options for producers to monetize their content.   For each title, users can choose how they wish to raise their revenues, based on playback hours by members of the Amazon Prime service, either in the form [...]

Amazon lanzó el servicio monetizable de video generado por usuarios Amazon Video Direct

  La compañía estadounidense de comercio en línea y tecnología Amazon lanzó sorpresivamente su nuevo servicio de video generado por usuarios Amazon Video Direct, que cuenta con diversas opciones para que los realizadores puedan monetizar sus contenidos.   Para cada título, los usuarios podrán elegir la manera en que deseen recaudar los réditos, basado en [...]

Amazon aims to “significantly increase” its investment in video content

  USD technology and e-commerce company Amazon announced that it plans to “significantly increase” its investment in contents for its Video On Demand (VOD) platform, for now only available in the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Austria, ­Germany and soon India.   One of our larger investments is our content spend. We like the [...]