Netgem to offer Amazon Prime Video on its virtual STB platform

Thursday, September 14th, 2017 
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Netgem to offer Amazon Prime Video on its Virtual STB software platform

  • With this Global partnership, millions of Amazon Prime customers will be able to access Prime Video on set-top-boxes and soundboxes equipped with Netgem software with no additional subscription for Prime customers

LONDON, UK — Netgem, one of the leading connected entertainment software publisher and solutions provider for telecom operators, has today announced that the premium on-demand entertainment service Amazon Prime Video will come to its virtual STB software platform. Set-top-box and soundbox solutions powered with Netgem software will feature the full range of Amazon Prime Video services, and will be demonstrated by Netgem at IBC 2017 this week.

The partnership with Amazon Prime Video is a major enhancement in a series of international OTT and linear content partnerships that Netgem has secured for its virtual STB platform, and will confirm it as one of the most compelling home entertainment platforms on the market.

Commenting on the announcement, Sylvain Thevenot, managing director Operator Solutions for Netgem, said: “Millions of Amazon Prime customers will be able to access Amazon Prime Video’s library of premium movie and TV shows directly on their TV interface without new equipment, or additional subscription. This will open a significant new market growth opportunity for our Operator Partners, adopting the latest Netgem Diamond software platform.”

Visit Netgem at IBC 2017, Stand 5.C70 at the RAI in Amsterdam 15-19 September to see how Amazon Prime Video is integrated into the Netgem Virtual STB cloud platform. Netgem will also be holding demonstrations of the service on Sunday 17 September at the Beachclub Strand Zuid at the RAI, around a drink reception from 6pm.**

Links: Netgem; Amazon Prime Video