Amazon Prime

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NFL’s Thursday Night Football to stream on Amazon Prime from 2022

The NFL has said it has moved up the date for Amazon’s Prime video to exclusively stream Thursday Night Football, beginning with the 2022 season.

Platform Industry: Amazon corporate logo on a wall

Amazon expects spring windfall as US reopens, posts record profits

Amazon.com posted record profits from pandemic shopping and indicated sales would keep growing even as customers emerged from their homes in the reopening US economy.

Indian Streaming Video

India says streaming platforms should be held responsible for content

India’s technology minister has said video streaming services have to be “responsible and accountable” for their shows and movies, defending rules introduced last...

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Indian Supreme Court says favours controls on video streaming services

India’s top court has said it favoured a screening mechanism for online video streaming services, dominated in the country by Amazon and Netflix and which currently are aired...

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Amazon issues rare apology in India after complaints that series hurt Hindu beliefs

Amazon Prime Video streaming service has issued a rare apology to its Indian viewers for some scenes in its original political drama series “Tandav”, which allegedly of...

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India tightens regulatory grip on Facebook and WhatsApp with new rules

India has announced new rules to regulate content on social media, making the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp and others more accountable to legal requests for removal of posts and sha...

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Amazon lays off staff at Prime Air drone project

Amazon.com has said it had laid off tons of employees working on the e-commerce giant’s delivery drone job as part of a reorganization of the team.

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Amazon Prime makes live sports foray in India with cricket rights

Amazon.com’s Prime Video has stated that it has acquired the rights for broadcasting New Zealand Cricket games in India, marking the streaming agency’s first foray into...

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Cisco signs up BT for new service to speed up video streaming

Cisco has signed up Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT as its first customer for a new service to speed up internet video traffic through its networks as the coronavirus cri...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Comcast bets on ads with launch of Peacock streaming service

NBCUniversal will enter a crowded streaming market later today when it launches its new Peacock streaming service in the United States. The service is offering some 20,000 hours of...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Netflix said to be in talks to source Indian content from Viacom18

Video streaming titan Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to source c...

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Amazon taps into food delivery services in India

Amazon.com is rolling out services to deliver food in India, pitting it against established players Swiggy and Zomato in a market that has seen explosive growth in the last few yea...

Bollywood

Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres as coronavirus pandemic closes theatres

Amazon Prime Video, Amazon’s streaming service, said it will screen several new Indian films that were originally meant for theatrical release on its platform, starting later...

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Amazon preparing to launch a super-fast grocery delivery service in UK – the Grocer

E-commerce titan Amazon.com is preparing to launch an ultra-fast grocery delivery service in the UK trade magazine the Grocer has reported, citing suppliers. 

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