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Amazon Prime Video Joins Streaming Apps on Foxtel Set Top Boxes

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Today, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video announced a partnership that will further solidify Foxtel’s streaming strategy efforts. This new deal will have the pay TV giant adding Amazon Prime Video to set top boxes of more than two million customers. The Prime Video app will be integrated into Foxtel’s iQ3 and iQ4 set top boxes by the end of 2021. It will also be available on Foxtel’s soon-to-launch iQ5.

For Foxtel customers with a Prime subscription, this partnership means a great deal of convenience. With just a touch of a button on the remote control, they can easily access Amazon Prime Video’s thousands of TV shows and movies. Customers will also be able to access the Prime Video Store and rent or buy the new and the hottest releases, as well as classic movies via Foxtel’s set top boxes.

Foxtel offers more than 16,000 hours of movies and shows. Amazon Prime Video’s impending integration will sure augment its content offering significantly. Available apps currently available on the iQ4 are Netflix, ABC iview (including a dedicated Kids section), SBS On Demand, YouTube, and YouTube Kids.

What to watch on Foxtel?

Foxtel is the home of Foxtel Originals, as well as international shows from HBO, BBC, FX, and many others. Foxtel’s base pack, Foxtel Plus, has over 50 channels of pure drama and entertainment. Trending shows on Foxtel include the Gossip Girl reboot, American Horror Stories, Mare of Easttown, Mr Inbetween, and so much more. You can also select other bundles like Sports HD, Movies HD, or even add Netflix.

What to watch on Amazon Prime Video?

Some of the must-watch on Amazon Prime Video right now are the Chris Pratt-starrer The Tomorrow War, Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse starring Michael B. Jordan, and the comedy Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. As for TV shows, there’s plenty of Prime Originals, including The Grand Tour, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Boys, American Gods, and many more.

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Jena Pelino

Jena Pelino

Jena is a writer and editor who mostly covers lifestyle, technology, entertainment, and what's new on streaming TV. When she's not on the lookout for the next best binge-worthy series, she spends her free time easily amused by stretching cats and movie trivia.

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