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Mexican film industry calls for taxes on OTT platforms

The Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences (AMACC) requested that OTT services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video pay taxes in the country and that these resources are destined for national production. Specifically, the entity proposes that these platforms to be subject to Mexican copyright law and to pay taxes in country. The [...]

Amazon to live stream NFL games

The NFL announced it has reached an agreement with Amazon Prime as its exclusive partner to deliver a live OTT digital stream of Thursday Night Football to a global audience during the 2017 NFL season. Amazon Prime Video will stream the 10 Thursday Night Football games, which will be broadcast on  NBC and CBS, and [...]

Amazon launched monetizable user-generated video service Amazon Video Direct

  US e-commerce and technology company Amazon surprisingly launched its new user-generated video service Amazon Video Direct, with various options for producers to monetize their content.   For each title, users can choose how they wish to raise their revenues, based on playback hours by members of the Amazon Prime service, either in the form [...]

Amazon aims to “significantly increase” its investment in video content

  USD technology and e-commerce company Amazon announced that it plans to “significantly increase” its investment in contents for its Video On Demand (VOD) platform, for now only available in the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Austria, ­Germany and soon India.   One of our larger investments is our content spend. We like the [...]

Amazon launched monthly SVOD independent from Prime to compete with Netflix

  US technology and e-commerce company Amazon announced via their website that it has launched its first two monthly Subscription Video On Demand (VOD) service options, one of them independent even of its Amazon Prime membership.   In a move aimed at competing more directly with American OTT Netflix, its OTT Amazon Video will have [...]