Comcast customers with Xfinity X1 set-top boxes can now stream Amazon Prime Video. The partnership was announced back in August, and now Prime subscribers can purchase Amazon original content such as [Mar191945] The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Man in the High Castle in their X1 TV boxes stream. The app was launched this week, so if your TV has not been hit yet, you should have a few days left.
This is the first time that Amazon Prime content has been available on a cable streaming platform Possibility to add more premium channels like Showtime and Starz. This means that X1 subscribers now have the option to purchase their premium channels either from Amazon or through Comcast. Other premium channels that are normally offered with prime video membership, such as HBO and Cinemax, will be unavailable due to the limitations of programmers on X1
For X1 subscribers with Prime Video subscriptions, they can find the new channel under Apps -> Prime Video. Users can also talk to the X1 Voice Remote and play individual songs such as The Grand Tour with voice commands.
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