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TVPlayer Plus launches on Amazon Fire TV

Tuesday 22nd March (London): Live TV streaming app TVPlayer has grown to become one of the most popular Entertainment apps on Amazon Fire TV, since it first launched in the UK. Now, TVPlayer Plus, a pay-TV streaming service has launched on to Amazon Fire TV, which brings the total offering of channels to 75 within a single app for a low-cost monthly subscription of £4.99 per month.

Amazon Fire TV users can now sign up for 19 premium channels with TVPlayer Plus, a live and Catchup TV service, offering even more choice than ever before.  Lifetime®, HISTORY®, H2®, Crime + Investigation®, Discovery, TLC, Investigation Discovery (ID), Animal Planet, Discovery Turbo, Eurosport, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Sony Channel, Sony Movie Channel, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, Cartoonito and BabyTV are all now available to Amazon Fire TV users, with more to follow soon.  Users can find the TVPlayer app on the Fire TV Appstore through their remote control, or using Voice Search.

Lewis Arthur, Operations Director of TVPlayer said, “TVPlayer is one of Amazon Fire TV’s most popular Entertainment apps.  It has proved to be extremely popular with Fire TV customers since it launched in the UK and has received a further boom in the number of users since the launch of Fire TV Stick and pre-Christmas.  We are extremely excited about the launch of TVPlayer Plus on Amazon Fire TV audience, which offers a broad range of premium content for such an affordable price to Amazon Fire TV users.”

Fire TV has quickly become Amazon’s top-selling device family, and Fire TV Stick has become Amazon’s fastest-selling device ever. Customers can enjoy TVPlayer Plus on Fire TV devices including the award-winning Fire TV, which comes with support for 4K Ultra HD and offers 75% faster processing, 802.11ac MIMO Wi-Fi, 2x more efficient video encoding, as well as customer-favourite features, such as voice search that actually works, Advanced Streaming and Prediction (ASAP) and X-Ray for Movies and TV Shows – all for just £79.99.


Notes to Editors:

TVPlayer and TVPlayer Plus can be downloaded at, or by visiting the Amazon Appstore via the ‘Apps’ tab on Fire tablets.  The TVPlayer Plus service was recently awarded a 2016 Videonet Connected TV Award for ‘Best TV/Video Service Update or Launch’.

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Dan Finch, Commercial Director

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 About TVPlayer:

TVPlayer is a free OTT platform available in the UK, which streams live TV across multiple devices from some of the UK’s favourite free-to-air broadcasters. Launched in December 2013, TVPlayer is one of the fastest growing platforms in the UK, with over 60 channels spanning Entertainment, Kids, News, Music, Desi and Lifestyle.  TVPlayer is owned and operated by Simplestream, a leading provider of live streaming and Live-2-VOD solutions to broadcast and media companies. The TVPlayer platform is available on a white-label basis both in the UK and internationally.

About TVPlayer Plus:

TVPlayer Plus is an award winning, low cost pay TV subscription service offering top channels from Discovery Networks, A+E Networks UK, Turner Broadcasting, National Geographic Channel Europe & Sony Pictures Television Networks from only £4.99 per month.

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