Berlin The US Internet company announced at the start that films and series will be shown at no additional cost, but with advertising interruptions. After the USA and Great Britain, Germany is the third country in which this offer is placed.
Amazon is already present in the streaming market with Prime Video. The moving image service is part of the Prime subscription, with which you can also listen to music or save shipping costs when shopping via the Amazon platform. Recently, the subscription price increased. Amazon competes in this country with other major international streaming competitors such as Netflix, which also rely on subscription models.
An Amazon spokesman told the German press Agency: “We offer users an offer that they would typically expect behind a paywall.” It will be a mix of own productions, external films and series, which are in the portfolio via licenses, and perspective linear TV channels.
The Group did not name a target brand for Amazon Freevee customers in Germany, nor did it mention Amazon Freevee sales. As another European country, Austria is to follow Amazon Freevee at a later date.