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Virgin Media TV customers get direct access to Amazon Prime Video

Tuesday 23 April 2019 | 15:28 CET | News
Liberty Global has announced a multi-year agreement with Amazon to enhance the viewing experience for 4 million Virgin Media TV customers in the UK. Virgin customers will be able to access the Prime Video app directly through Virgin TV from summer 2019. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Amazon / Liberty Global / Virgin Media
Countries: Europe / United Kingdom
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