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Dubai's du offers Amazon Prime Video as streaming sector hots up

du has announced the availability of Amazon Prime Video to its entertainment service, with a special three month offer

Dubai's du offers Amazon Prime Video as streaming sector hots up

Telecoms operator du has announced the availability of Amazon Prime Video to its entertainment service, with a special three month offer.

After the three month promotional period, customers can pay monthly for continued access to Prime Video at AED11 per month for the next six months and AED22 per month thereafter.

du's offer comes as as the Middle East video streaming competition hots up with the likes of Netflix, StarzPlay, MBC and Amazon Prime competing for market share in the region.

Fahad AlHassawi, deputy CEO, du Telco Services, EITC, said: “Our discerning customers prefer a wide variety of content and we are delighted to be the first telco in the UAE to launch a special offer on Prime Video. du customers will now be able to enjoy unlimited, uninterrupted streaming of award-winning Prime Original series and popular movies and TV shows.”

Tim Leslie, Vice President, Amazon Prime Video International, added: “We want Prime Video customers to have the flexibility of watching all their favourite TV shows, where and when they want.

“With the addition of Prime Video on du, we’re delighted that even more customers can watch their favourite Prime Originals and popular TV shows and movies, both in the home or on the move.”

As part of the offer, du customers can enjoy popular movies and TV shows, including award-winning and critically acclaimed Prime Originals including the gangster saga set in India, Mirzapur; Julia Roberts’ TV debut in Homecoming; and the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.