Amazon is about to make a huge change to Prime Video

published 24.06.2020 20:15

by Jacob Siegal from bgr.com

Another job listing seems to pull back the curtain on at least some of that ambition: “We are seeking an experienced Product Manager for the Prime Video Linear TV team to redefine how customers watch 24/7 linear broadcast TV content.

According to Protocol, Amazon is planning to bring a live TV service to Prime Video.

According to Amazon’s job listings, the company wants to build “next gen linear catalog systems to provide best-in-class Linear TV experience to Prime Video customers.”

Amazon Prime Video may soon add live TV channels, according to a number of recent job listings and an industry source that spoke to Protocol.

UPDATE | 6:14 PM: Amazon reached out in an email to clarify that there is nothing new in the works as the original Protocol report suggests, explaining that the job postings are for teams that currently support the “hundreds of live TV stations around the world” that are already part of Prime Video started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living.