Amazon Prime Video to Hit Apple TV on October 26, Alleged Employee Says
In June earlier this yr, Apple chief government officer Tim Cook mentioned Amazon was coming to the TV app on Apple TV “later this year” with Amazon Prime Video. Prior to the announcement, Prime Video was solely obtainable on choose TV fashions and by way of Amazon’s personal Fire TV Stick.
“Prime Video provides a wealth of great content, thousands of TV shows and movies, and some great original content like Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, Man in the High Castle and so much more. We are so pleased to welcome Amazon to Apple TV,” Cook mentioned on the time.
But it has been months because the announcement and Prime Video app continues to be nowhere to be discovered. According to a consumer on Reddit, who goes by alias “AmazonVideoEngineer”, the corporate is on track to launch Prime Video app for Apple TV on October 26.
In one other submit two weeks in the past, the identical consumer had famous that Amazon lengthy completed constructing the app, however “a lot of politics” between the 2 corporations had been the explanation for the delay.
The two corporations have shared an fascinating previous. Two years in the past, Amazon stopped promoting Apple TV (in addition to Google’s Chromecast) on its e-commerce platform in a transfer that it mentioned would assist keep away from “confusion” amongst prospects.
According to estimates from analytics corporations, Amazon Prime Video has a bigger catalogue than Netflix does. The absence of Prime Video on Apple TV up to now has been one of many high complaints from prospects.