The Tick

Making Amazon tick

Amazon’s original content strategy is a risk but could pay off in a big way, analysts and producers say. Over the last year Amazon has bolstered its video content library through investment in both acquisitions as well as original programming. Ampere Analysis estimates that by the end of 2017, the e-retail giant will have spent […]

Amazon buys more Indian content ahead of launch

Amazon has acquired more local movies ahead launching its streaming service in India later this year. The e-commerce giant is launching Prime Video in India and earlier this week announced an output deal with feature film producer and distributor Dharma. The Indian service is expected to launch within weeks. A spokesman said Amazon would not […]