Amazon launches Fire TV box in Germany at EUR 99

Thursday 4 September 2014 | 10:51 CET | News
Amazon said it has launched its Fire television streaming device in Germany. The Fire TV box connects to an HD television set for access to Amazon Prime Instant Video, ARD's VoD service 'Mediathek', ZDF Heute and Spotify, as well as video rentals. Amazon Fire TV costs EUR 99.00 but new and existing Amazon Prime members can obtain one at the reduced price of EUR 49.00 until 08 September.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon
Countries: Germany
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