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Amazon in preliminary talks about live OTT service - report

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Amazon is in preliminary discussions with major media companies, including CBS and NBCUniversal, about carrying their channels in a future live OTT service, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Some of the talks began several months ago, one of the people said. The company already offers streaming VoD through Amazon Prime Video and Fire TV, but its recent agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies gives it a platform to deliver live TV over the internet, wrote Frost & Sullivan analyst Dan Rayburn in a blog post. He thinks the company may simply be looking at the economics of the

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: United States / World
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