Peace at last: Prime Video arrives on Chromecast as YouTube app returns to Fire TV

Mail Online | 7/9/2019 | Cheyenne Macdonald For
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Amazon and Google are finally allowing their apps to run on each other’s streaming platforms.

An ongoing feud between the two companies in the last few years has seen each pull popular products from their rival’s devices; in 2017, YouTube was taken off Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV after the online retailer barred Prime Video from Chromecast.


But, it now appears the two have finally buried the hatchet.

As of today, Amazon Prime Video is available on Google’s Chromecast and Android TV devices, and the YouTube app is back on Fire TV.

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The rollout comes months after the companies teased the move in an announcement back in April.

'We are excited to work with Amazon to launch the official YouTube apps on Fire TV devices worldwide,' said Heather Rivera, Global Head of Product Partnerships at YouTube in a statement this spring.

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'Bringing our flagship YouTube experience to Amazon Fire TV gives our users even more ways to watch the...
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