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The Internet TV station “AbemaTV” is compatible with “Amazon Fire TV series”.

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We will announce that the Internet TV station “AbemaTV”, which is operated by AbemaTV, Inc. is compatible with “Amazon Fire TV Series”.

Users are now able to easily enjoy a broad range of content on their TV by connecting the "Amazon Fire TV Series" to their TV, and downloading the "AbemaTV" app from the "Amazon Android app store". Viewers can easily watch "AbemaTV" on their TV screens in addition to Android™ and iOS smartphones and tablets, as well as PCs, and enjoy the service in greater comfort according to the broadcast content or viewing location. "AbemaTV" has been compatible with Chromecast since August 2016, and we plan to allow for use with other devices as well, including compatibility with such services as "AndroidTV", "Apple TV", and "AirPlay", and offering a PC app.

“AbemaTV” broadcasts more than 60 original regular live programs of news and variety shows. It has about 30 channels with various genres such as drama, music, sports, and anime. All free of charge, airs 24 hours a day. The number of app downloads exceeded 9 million in about 6 months after the opening of the station on April 11, 2016.

“AbemaTV” is actively expanding the contents and develops service as an internet station, new style video service. It aims to be a service which pervade into our daily lives.

​■About "AbemaTV"

“AbemaTV” is a new video streaming service jointly developed by CyberAgent and TV Asahi Corporation as an “internet TV station.” 
The station was opened on a full-scale basis on Monday, April 11, 2016, and is broadcasting about 30 channels for enjoying a broad range of programs, including original live contents, news, music, sports and drama, free of charge. With various devices, including smartphones, PCs, and tablets, viewers can watch them just like TV.
It achieved 9 million downloads in 6 months of its official launch and the number of users are growing rapidly.

​■About "Amazon Fire TV Series"

The "Amazon Fire TV Series" is a small streaming terminal that allows user to easily enjoy a broad range of movies, TV shows, and other content by connecting it to their TV. This single device allows users to enjoy their favorite content, from movies and dramas to sports, from "Amazon Video Store"’s rich programing lineup without rental or purchase, with apps for video services such as "AbemaTV", as well as sports, music programs, and other content. Users can easily search contents using voice recognition, and with the wide variety of apps can play games or listen to music, while Amazon Prime members have access to premier video content, expanding the world of the "Amazon Fire TV Series".

For more information about "Amazon Fire TV Series" , visit www.amazon.co.jp/firetv

 

​■About "Amazon Android App Store"


The Amazon Android App Store (“Amazon App Store”) offers apps for a wide range of devices, including the Fire table, Fire TV series, and smartphones and tablets with Android OS. Users can also get discounts of up to 10% on apps and in-app purchases by paying the Amazon coin, a special virtual currency for use in the Amazon App Store.

"Amazon App Store" https://www.amazon.co.jp/apps/


 *If you use an image, please indicate the copyright holder “(C) AbemaTV.”
 *"Amazon Fire TV Series" requires wireless or wired Internet connections and need to connect to your TV's HDMI port.
 *"Amazon", "Fire" and "Fire TV" and their logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. and/or its affiliates.

■”AbemaTV” Overview

Name "AbemaTV"
Broadcast PC(Browser)/ Google Play /App Store
Recommended Environment [PC]
      (OS) Mac: X 10.9, 10.10; Windows: 7, 8, 10
      (Browser) Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer 11 or later
[Smartphone/Android Tablets]
      (Android)    Android 4.3 or later, Guaranteed Operating Environment: Android 4.1 or later
      (iOS)   iOS8.0 or later, Guaranteed Operating Environment: iOS8.0 or later 
 
TV Amazon Fire TV、Chromecast 
Pricing Free