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Amazon close to Viacom deal for online video offer - report

Wednesday 8 February 2012 | 10:23 CET | News
Amazon.com will announce as soon as this week its plans to launch a subscription streaming service to rival Netflix, Reuters reports. Two people familiar with the discussions said the online retailer is close to finalising a deal with Viacom for video content for the service. Viacom, which owns TV shows and movies from MTV Networks, Nickelodeon and Paramount Studios, would be the latest of several partners Amazon has made deals with for its Prime Instant Video service. So far, major studios such as CBS, Warner Bros, Fox, Sony, NBC Universal and Walt Disney Co have licensed programming to the

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Fox Channels Benelux / MTV Networks / Netflix / Paramount / Sony / Viacom / Warner Bros
Countries: United States
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