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Amazon Prime Day is Oct. 13-14 (CNBC)

The timing means the holiday shopping season will kick off earlier than ever.... More

Amazon Prime Now Includes ‘Free’ Live TV in Germany (Engadget)

Amazon Prime customers in Germany now have access to live TV at no additional cost. Amazon has launched a linear TV package with 38 channels from public broadcasters, including 28 ... More

Premier League Brings Record Number of Sign-Ups to Amazon Prime (The Guardian)

The prospect of Amazon mounting a major challenge to Sky and BT at the next multibillion pound Premier League rights auction has increased, after the streaming of 10 top-flight Eng... More

TiVo Integrates Amazon Prime Video App Into U.S. Pay TV Set Tops (MCN)

TiVo has announced that the Amazon Prime Video app has been natively integrated into “select TiVo devices” deployed with U.S. pay TV operators. According to the technology comp... More

Amazon Will Debut ‘The Report’ in Theaters Before it Hits Prime Video (Engadget)

Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance pic... More

Amazon Prime Has More Than 100 Million U.S. Subscribers (Fortune)

Amazon Prime has reached an important milestone in the United States, according to a new study. The subscription service has surpassed the 100-million-subscriber mark and now has 1... More

Analysts: Amazon’s Prime Video Channels Biz to Generate $1.7B in 2018 (Variety)

Amazon doesn’t offer a “skinny bundle” of streaming TV channels — but its à la carte Prime Video Channels service is having a huge economic impact on the pay-TV business. ... More

Amazon Reveals Most-Binged Prime Series of 2018 (Digital TV Europe)

Amazon has revealed that Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and Homecoming are its two most-binged Prime Original series of the year on a worldwide basis.... More

Analyst: Amazon Prime Subscribers Will More Than Double to 275M in the Next Decade (CNBC)

Amazon Prime subscribers will more than double to 275 million in a decade, estimates Citigroup, which raised its price target on the stock Monday after a deep dive analysis into th... More

Laver Cup Signs Amazon OTT Deal (SportsPro)

The Laver Cup, the men’s tennis tournament between a European and World team, has announced a deal with Amazon Prime Video. As part of the agreement, Prime Video will provide cov... More

Amazon Prime Hits 100M Subscribers (Billboard)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced his company has reached over 100 million subscribing Prime members, a new milestone for the 13-year-old program. The news came via Bezos' annual sh... More

Amazon Prime Will be in More than Half of U.S. Households by Year’s End (CNBC)

Jeff Bezos is reportedly closing in on surpassing another major milestone. Amazon's Prime program — which has boasted impressive growth in recent years — should finally be in m... More

The Newest Place to Premiere Shows: Amazon Prime (Digiday)

As Amazon recruits video companies to distribute content on its platform — and make money from day one — some companies are beginning to use Amazon Prime to premiere new progra... More

Amazon Prime is on Pace to Become More Popular than Cable TV (Recode)

Someday soon, more U.S. households will be subscribers of Amazon Prime than cable or satellite TV, according to recent estimates of Amazon’s popular shipping and entertainment se... More

Amazon Offering $10 Credit to Get Prime Customers to Stream Videos (Fierce Cable)

For its Prime customers who don’t dip into the streaming video library, Amazon has an offer to incentivize them to check it out. The company is offering a $10 credit to use on... More

Report: Amazon Prime Membership Swells to 80 Million (Twice)

While growth of Amazon Prime membership is slowing due to saturation, the e-tailer is winning the loyalty battle as consumers continue to maintain or sign up for new subscriptions.... More