In response to Netflix raising its price for customers who want 4K streaming, Amazon says its 4K video streams won’t cost Prime subscribers an extra dime.
Begun, the 4K streaming price war has.
Today Amazon said users who subscribe to its $99 per year Prime program won’t have to pay extra to get 4K versions of its video streams.
“We want to be the best entertainment destination for customers. We’re confident that offering… [Read more on C|Net]
21st Century Fox chairman says industry is ‘on the same page’ about need to come up with serious competitor to streaming video giants
“As an industry, we need a competitor – a serious competitor – to… [Read more on The Guardian]
The $39 device will let users stream a wide range of content, including Netflix, Prime Instant Video, and Hulu Plus.
It’s smaller than a crowbar, but Amazon surely wants its new streaming stick to pry users away from Google’s Chromecast.
Dubbed the Fire TV Stick, the streaming-media device connects to an HDMI port on the back on an HDTV and streams from sources including Netflix to Hulu Plus to, of course, Amazon’s own Prime Instant Video. Owners will also… [Read more on C|Net]