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Amazon considers Prime Video launch in Australia - report

Tuesday 1 March 2016 | 16:45 CET | News
Amazon is considering launching a subscription video-on-demand service in Australia, industry sources told the Australian Financial Review. They believe Amazon could use the launch of its new show by ex-Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May to generate maximum publicity for its Amazon Prime Instant Video service in Australia, where the presenters are popular. Amazon was reportedly scouting the Australian market in late 2015 and talking to studios about possible rights deals, the sources said. Amazon is not thought to have inked any content deals yet. Netflix, which

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Netflix
Countries: Australia
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