Disney+ Will Soon Be Available On Amazon Fire TV After Disputes

The Daily Caller | 11/8/2019 | Staff
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Amazon and Disney have reportedly joined forces to bring the Disney+ streaming service to Amazon Fire TV, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Thursday.

The partnership comes after Amazon and Disney had disputes over the summer regarding Amazon’s push for the right to buy ad space on Disney apps if it were featured on Fire TV, the second-largest TV streaming carrier next to Roku, The Wall Street Journal reported in October.

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“We’re pleased to announce today a deal with Amazon. We have deals with Apple, we have deals with Samsung, Microsoft, LG, Google — so, significant, significant progress in terms of distribution deals, with Amazon being the latest one,” Iger announced in a Thursday interview with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin.

“It’s ready to go,” Iger said of the streaming platform, adding that the company had tested the service in the Netherlands and it was “extremely well received” and calling the user experience “easy to use” and “elegant.”

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While it is unclear if Disney agreed to Amazon’s terms,...
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