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Amazon preparing Prime Video launch in Netherlands for 2017

Friday 30 September 2016 | 10:59 CET | News
Amazon is preparing to launch its streaming video service in the Netherlands in 2017, reports news site Nu.nl. The reports sources include RTL director Bert Habets, who said that the broadcaster is often blocked from acquiring content rights on the Dutch market. Other sources in the TV and film industry, such as SBS head of purchasing Rozan Hamaker, confirmed that Amazon has been buying up rights for the Dutch market, and these will be valid from 2017. Habets is expected to discuss the issue in the TV programme 'College Tours' on 30 September, where Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will also appear.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Amazon / Netflix
Countries: Netherlands
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