12/04/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/04/2018 05:55
TIM to launch Amazon Prime Video on TIMVISION's TIM Box decoder
12/04/2018 - 00:22 PM
Starting today TIMVISION and Amazon Prime customers will enjoy easy and direct access to Prime Video's catalogue of original and award-winning movies and TV series such as the second season of the 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel', 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan' and 'Homecoming' starring Julia Roberts
TIM and Amazon have reached an agreement to launch Prime Video - Amazon's premium subscription streaming service - on TIMVISION's TIM Box decoder.
A move that further boosts TIM's content offer with additional premium shows available via the TIM Box decoder, bringing viewers a unique digital entertainment experience. In addition to the TIMVISION programming, the decoder brings to your TV Netflix originals, DAZN, Eurosport and TIMGAMES' offer. The Android TV operating system also allows access to the Google Play App world.
Starting today, Prime Video will bring exclusive and award-winning Prime Originals to the TIM Box for all TIMVISION customers subscribed to Amazon Prime, at no additional cost to their Prime membership. Content includes the second season of the 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel', 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan', 'The Grand Tour' and Prime Original 'Homecoming' TV series starring Julia Roberts. Easy access to the Prime Video catalogue will be granted by the TIM Box 'search and recommendations' options, with a selection of Prime Original series available directly on the TIMVISION catalogue.
'This agreement once again confirms our will to strengthen TIMVISION's offer. We are the streaming platform with the widest-ranging library and we intend to pursue more and more alliances with the market's key players. Today we add further value to our programming by adding the contents of Amazon Prime Video to the major sports events, the exclusive previews, movies and TV series that are already available on TIMVISION. Enjoying the most popular programs is made even easier for our customers' - comments Daniela Biscarini, Head of Multimedia Entertainment & Consumer Digital Services at TIM.
Brett Ballbach, Business Development Director for Prime Video Europe, added:'We want Prime members to be able to watch all their favourite content when they want, on any device they want; Prime Video is already available on thousands of devices, from Smart TVs, to games consoles, to tablets and mobile devices. We're delighted to add to that range TIMVISION'S TIM Box decoder. We think Prime members are going to love the opportunity to stream their favourite Prime Original and exclusive shows on the device.'
TIMVISION is one of the main streaming platforms of the Italian scene, offering exclusive preview TV series, great film hits, unreleased films, cartoons, major sporting events, documentaries, entertainment programs and news, as a result of important agreements, including most recently ones signed with Disney, Warner Bros., Mediaset, Vision Distribution and Eurosport. Thanks to TIMVISION PRODUCTION's involvement in the production and co-production projects of films and TV series, new works are proposed in collaboration with the main players of the national and international market. With the TIM BOX decoder it is possible to directly access the Netflix and DAZN platforms and enjoy an even more complete viewing experience, thanks to its innovative features including the option to see details of the digital terrestrial programs with the evolved TV guide or quickly access channels, pause and resume watching programs.
Prime Video is a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it. Prime Video is the only service that provides all of the following:
Rome, 4 December 2018
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