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Amazon Video Direct Takes on YouTube

Amazon announced its new self-service Amazon Video Direct (AVD) program.

Amazon Prime Music Hits Denon HEOS

Denon Electronics announced that Amazon Prime Music is accessible through the HEOS wireless multi-room sound system.

Amazon Instant Video Goes 4K Ultra HD

Amazon announced that it is now streaming 4K Ultra HD movies and TV shows on its Instant Video service.

Amazon Launches Fire TV announced its new Fire TV ($99) streaming media and gaming device.

Consumers Hopping on SVOD Train

The NPD Group announced it reckons that Netflix and other subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD) services continue to grow in popularity at the expense of premium TV channels.

Video Service Subscribers Prefer TV Shows to Movies

GfK announced its latest research suggests that subscribers to major video services watch four times as many TV shows as movies, and are just as likely to gravitate to old Star Trek episodes as something from the past year.

Amazon Inks Streaming Agreement with EPIX announced that it has signed a multi-year streaming licensing agreement in the U.S. with EPIX.

Amazon Expands NBCUniversal Streaming Agreement announced that it has expanded its video streaming licensing agreement with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution.

Amazon Inks Streaming Agreement with Paramount announced that it has signed a three-year streaming licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures.

US Viewers Look to Online Movies in 2012

IHS announced it reckons that Americans will pay to view more movies online in 2012 than they will on physical video formats, marking the first year that legal, Internet-delivered movie consumption will outstrip that of DVDs and Blu-ray discs combined.

Strong American Appetite for OTT Video

Parks Associates announced its latest survey suggests that 31% of U.S. broadband households regularly watch television programs or movies accessed from the Internet on their TVs.

Amazon Inks Streaming Deal with Viacom announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Viacom that will allow Amazon Prime members to stream TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1, BET, CMT and Logo.

Amazon Launches Kindle Fire Tablet and Friends announced three new Kindle e-readers, the Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G and Kindle Fire.

Amazon Launches Prime Instant Videos, Inc. announced that it now offers its Amazon Prime members instant streaming of more than 5,000 movies and TV shows.