Replace #2: Immediately Sicnalir reached out to Wire Cutters Information to say that their itemizing of a brand new stay TV streaming service referred to as Amazon TV was a mistake. Amazon additionally reached out to Wire Cutters Information to say they haven’t introduced any service referred to as Amazon TV at the moment.
Just a few years in the past, we realized that Amazon was launching a stay TV streaming service to tackle Sling TV and others. In keeping with reviews from Bloomberg, in 2017, Amazon was unable to achieve offers that may make a stay TV service worthwhile. In contrast to Sling TV, which makes use of DISH’s TV contracts to strike higher offers, Amazon like Sony has no relationship it could actually use to construct a worthwhile stay TV streaming service.
Now although new hints are displaying up that Amazon could also be about to launch a brand new stay TV streaming service due to Sinclair. Just lately Sinclair up to date the listing of suppliers that may supply its new Cubs sports activities community referred to as Marquee Sports activities Community. In that listing of suppliers is a service referred to as Amazon TV.
Replace: Amazon has informed Wire Cutters Information that they haven’t introduced any service referred to as Amazon TV at the moment. We now have reached out to be taught extra and can publish updates as we be taught extra.
If you enter a zipper code and choose Amazon TV as your provider Sinclair’s Marquee Sports Network’s website it offers you this message “Sadly, Marquee Sports activities Community isn’t obtainable on Amazon TV. However you may assist! Attain out to them and ask them to hold Marquee Sports activities Community.” From there, it provides a hyperlink to Amazon.com/TV, however as of proper now, that simply redirects to purchase TV units or the Amazon Prime Video while you attempt to observe the hyperlink.
Rumors have not too long ago began to pop up once more that Amazon was launching a stay TV streaming service to compete with YouTube TV, Hulu, Sling TV, and extra. Now it appears that evidently Sinclair, one of many firms Amazon must work with to make this occur, appears to assume this new Amazon TV service may be very actual. Sinclair believes this to be actual sufficient to ask its viewers to demand Amazon add the brand new Marquee Sports activities Community to this unannounced Amazon TV service.
It’s potential that Sinclair is attempting to get the service added to Amazon Channels as a standalone choice. Or perhaps they meant the Hearth TV. For now, we must wait and see what occurs, however this as soon as once more brings up the chance that Amazon is engaged on a brand new stay TV streaming service.
Wire Cutters Information is reaching out to Amazon and can publish updates as we be taught extra.
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