Israel’s Partner TV Signs Collaboration Deal With Amazon Prime Video
April 15, 2018 | Israel’s Partner Communications Company, which runs the low-cost cable and internet service Partner TV, announced a collaboration agreement in Israel with Amazon Prime Video. Partner TV customers will now “have access to the Amazon Prime Video service on Partner TV set-top box, which offers access to view a broad selection of global content and Amazon Prime original content, including TV series and movies,” Partner said in a statement. Partner TV said it is the first and only television service in Israel to offer Amazon Prime Video application on a set top box and the first OTT (Over the Top) service in the world to support this application on an Android TV set top box. Amazon made it’s Prime Video content available in 200 countries, including Israel in 2016 via computer, smartphone, and TV apps. This is the first partnership with a cable operator. Partner also offers Netflix free of charge for new subscribers for up to three months. The financial details of the Amazon-Partner deal were not disclosed.