Amazon Video (Finally!) Comes to Apple TV

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Amazon's Prime Video app now works with Apple TV
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07 December, 2017

Amazon Prime Video service is now available on Apple TV, Apple announced Wednesday, saying it had finally made the service available on is set-top box. In addition to licensed movies and TV shows, Prime Video offers a lineup of original movies and series from Amazon Studios, as well as access to 140 channel subscriptions in the US and 95 channels in the U.K., Germany and Austria. Most notably, though, the tvOS app is now available on Apple TVs from the third generation and later. Though plenty of other video service have been available on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video has been missing until today. It starts on Amazon Prime Video on Friday 8 December and will run for 13 episodes in total, with one added to the streaming platform each subsequent Friday. Universal search allows users to search with Siri for Prime Video titles, currently supported in Canada, the US, Australia, Norway and Sweden for now.

This is good news for Amazon and Apple customers who have had to forego a less than friendly relationship between the two companies. CEO Jeff Bezos said he wouldn't sell the streaming device until Prime Video could be installed.

Though Amazon and Apple now appear to be playing nice, it's worth pointing out that Amazon stopped selling the Apple TV in its store back in 2015, precisely due to disagreements over Amazon's iOS app.

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Because the app is still rolling out to users, it's possible it make take some time to show up on the tvOS app store, but it should be available soon. "And they're going to return it".

Non-Prime content, while searchable, cannot be bought through the app, but can be linked to your Amazon account for viewing through it.
. Now that it has all changed today, let's see how things are going to pan out between Apple and Amazon.


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