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Fire TV OS on Panasonic TVs

Panasonic Entertainment & Communication has announced a collaboration with Services which consists of a licence agreement for Fire TV. In a press statement the companies said this collaboration “focuses on delivering optimal high-quality image and sound tailored to each family member’s viewing environment, ensuring a stress-free and seamless experience that aligns with the diversifying […]

January 9, 2024

21 XITE channels on Amazon Fire TV in US

XITE, the music video network, has announced an extension of its content on Amazon Fire TV as the music video provider for Amazon’s Fire TV Channels app. The offering will include XITE’s twenty-one music video channels currently available on Freevee, bringing an even more immersive and dynamic music experience to viewers in the US. In 2019, […]

December 15, 2023

Amazon upgrades Fire TV

Amazon has announced a range of updates to its Fire TV family, adding enhanced conversational voice search with generative AI, upgrades to the Fire TV Ambient Experience, and what it calls its “most powerful Fire TV Sticks yet” – the all-new Fire TV Stick 4K Max, now with the Fire TV Ambient Experience, and Fire […]

September 21, 2023

France: MYTF1 on Amazon Fire TV

TF1 group and Amazon have announced that MYTF1, TF1 group’s streaming platform, is now available on Amazon Fire TV in France. Anyone in the country with an Amazon Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Cube, Echo Show 15 or a compatible smart TV will now be able to access MYTF1 by downloading the app. They will […]

May 11, 2023

AWE content on Fire TV

Herring Networks has announced that its AWE (A Wealth of Entertainment) entertainment brand has partnered with Amazon to deliver more than 500 episodes from its programming library for Fire TV and the upcoming launch of the new Fire TV Channels experience.  The available content will target the Travel, Real Estate and Fashion genres and be […]

May 3, 2023

Report: Amazon Fire TV most impacted by sideloaded apps

Pixalate, the fraud protection, privacy and compliance analytics platform for connected TV (CTV) and mobile advertising, has released the Q3 2022 Sideloaded CTV Apps Report. Sideloaded apps are apps that are downloaded and installed on a device but not from the device’s official app store. Pixalate’s study of programmatic advertising on sideloaded apps reveals that […]

December 16, 2022

Research: Smart TV, streaming media player viewing habits similar

Findings from Hub Entertainment Research’s study, Streaming TV: Built-In vs Plugged-In?, suggest that whether people are using a smart TV or a streaming media player (SMP), their habits are very similar. In the past few years, streaming to a TV screen has primarily become the domain of smart TVs (via their built-in capability) and streaming […]

October 14, 2022

Amazon upgrades Fire TV

Amazon is upgrading its Fire TV family, including the next generation Fire TV Cube—Fire TV’s most powerful streaming media player yet—and Alexa Voice Remote Pro, a premium remote with an all-new Remote Finder and customisable buttons. “The all-new Fire TV Cube is a big step forward for Fire TV—it’s the fastest, most powerful, and most […]

September 30, 2022

Amazon Fire TV adds audio streaming for hearing aids

Fire TV is launching Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids on Fire TV Cube (2nd gen) for compatible Bluetooth hearing aids from Starkey. This makes Fire TV the first-ever streaming media player to support Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids, commonly known as ASHA. Customers with compatible Starkey hearing aids can connect directly to Fire TV Cube […]

April 28, 2022

Bezos risks all on unproven rockets

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has contracted with three rocket launch companies to a 5- year launch timetable to place his 3236 ‘Project Kuiper’ satellites into orbit. Kuiper has until July 30th 2026 to launch at least half of its constellation (1618 satellites) to retain its FCC orbital and frequency permissions. The cargo being carried works […]

April 8, 2022