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Comcast and Amazon Announce Partnership to Launch Prime Video on Xfinity X1 Later This Year


Customers Will Enjoy Easy Online Access to Prime Originals Including
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Goliath
Integrated With Live TV, On Demand, and DVR Services

Comcast and Amazon announced today an agreement to launch Prime Video on
Comcast's Xfinity X1, giving Xfinity TV customers easy access to
thousands of additional premium shows and movies over the internet and
marking the first time Amazon Prime Video content would be integrated on
an MVPD platform in the US. Xfinity TV customers will be able to enjoy
exclusive and award-winning Prime Originals like Tom Clancy's Jack
, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Goliath, as well
as live events and TV, titles available to rent or buy, or to watch with
a Prime Video Channels subscription. Customers can search Prime Video
content using Comcast's award-winning X1 Voice Remote, as well as enjoy
shows and movies available in 4K Ultra HD and HDR.

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Comcast and Amazon announced today an agreement to launch Prime Video on Comcast's Xfinity X1. (Phot ...

Comcast and Amazon announced today an agreement to launch Prime Video on Comcast's Xfinity X1. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Amazon Prime Video's growing list of originals, movies, shows,
documentaries, and kids' programming will be an excellent complement to
the overall X1 viewing experience," said Dana Strong, President of
Consumer Services, Comcast. "We want to give customers easy access to
all their favorite content in one place. X1 continues to be a platform
that can curate live TV, On Demand movies and shows, and streaming
internet video and music titles into one, easy-to-use, seamless

"Prime Video is dedicated to making your favorite shows and movies
effortless to watch. The addition of the Prime Video app to X1 will make
navigating between Prime Video and live TV easier than ever," said Greg
Hart, Vice President of Amazon Prime Video. "We are excited for our
Prime members to seamlessly find the shows and movies they love."

Once Amazon Prime Video is launched on X1, customers will be able to:

  • Find Prime Originals like Goliath and Sneaky Pete right
    alongside titles like BBC's Killing Eve, NBC's Shades
    of Blue
    and Showtime's The Affair when searching for "crime
  • Access Prime Video's growing library of 4K HDR content with a
    compatible X1 set-top box.
  • Catch up on current hits like Mr. Robot and American Horror
    with all prior seasons from Prime Video.
  • Watch recent hits like Suits, The Americans, Downton
    , and The Good Wife or complete seasons of classics
    like Friday Night Lights and Dawson's Creek – all
    available on Prime Video.
  • Access titles for rental or purchase and add on a selection of over
    160 Prime Video Channels, including Showtime and STARZ.
  • Launch Prime Video content, by saying "Amazon Prime Video" into the X1
    Voice Remote, or by opening it directly from the X1 apps menu.

The Amazon Prime Video app is expected to launch on X1 later this year.
The Emmy-award winning X1 platform is now in a majority of Xfinity
customers' homes. For more information about X1, customers can visit

About Comcast

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is a global media and technology
company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.
Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed internet,
and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand,
and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides
wireless and security and automation services to residential customers
under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and
sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks,
television production operations, television station groups, Universal
Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit for
more information.

About Prime Video

Prime Video is a premium subscription streaming service that offers
customers an unmatched collection of digital videos—all with the ease of
finding what they love to watch in one place.

  • Included with Prime: Watch thousands of popular movies and TV
    shows, including our award-winning Prime Originals such as The
    Grand Tour
    , The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Sneaky Pete,
    Academy Award-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman and
    Academy Award-nominated The Big Sick, exclusives, live sports
    and licensed and self-published content available in more than 240
    countries and territories worldwide.
  • Watch more with Prime Video Channels: Prime members can add
    160+ channels like SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more—no extra apps to
    download, and no cable required. Only pay for the ones you want, and
    cancel anytime. View the full list of channels available at
  • Rent or Buy: Enjoy hundreds of thousands of titles, including
    new-release movies and entire seasons of current TV shows, available
    for all Amazon customers to rent or buy.
  • Instant access: Watch where and when you want with the Prime
    Video app on your smart TV, mobile device, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Apple
    TV, or from the web. For a complete list of compatible devices, visit
  • Enhanced experiences: Make the most of every viewing with 4K
    Ultra HD- and High Dynamic Range (HDR)-compatible content. Go behind
    the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows with exclusive X-Ray
    access, powered by IMDb. Save it for later with select mobile
    downloads for offline viewing.

In addition to Prime Video, the Prime membership includes unlimited fast
free shipping options across all categories available on Amazon, more
than two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with
Prime Music, secure photo storage with Prime Photos, unlimited reading
with Prime Reading, unlimited access to a digital audiobook catalogue
with Audible Channels for Prime, a rotating selection of free digital
games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, early access to select
Lightning Deals, exclusive access and discounts to select items, and
more. To sign-up for Prime or to find out more visit:

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