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Amazon to bring video sharing platform to France

Monday 16 May 2016 | 11:06 CET | News
Amazon announced at the Cannes Film Festival that it would launch the new Amazon Direct Video service in France. The service went live last week in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. AFP reports that Amazon Studios head Jason Ropell said during a production financing round table, "We will move to France with a video platform." He gave no time frame. Separately, Le Parisien reports that Amazon has leased a small warehouse from Geodis on Boulevard Ney in central Paris which it will use to launch its Prime Now 1-hour shipping in the French capital. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon
Countries: France
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