Amazon acquires Indian streaming service MX Player

The rumors were true as Amazon has acquired “key assets” of Indian video streaming service MX Player, as reported by TechCrunch and confirmed by Amazon. Since Amazon is most likely looking to use MX Player TV, the streaming service, to expand its streaming audience, it puts into question the fate of the very popular stand-alone local media player app, MX Player. Read more ›

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Amazon is rumored to be negotiating to buy MX Player app

Amazon is said to be in talks to acquire MX Player, according to TechCrunch. MX Player was originally nothing more than a video player app, much like VLC, and is still widely used as such to this day on Fire TV devices and other platforms. It was acquired in 2018 for $140 million by the India-based company Times Internet, which then used the video player to launch the ad-supported streaming service, MX Player TV, initially in India before expanding to other countries. Now Amazon is said to be one of three companies that have expressed interest in acquiring the app. Read more ›

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