Good news for streaming fans – Kevin Shapela, EVP, Chief Financial Officer at Fandango announced today that the Vudu app will be launching “soon” on Fire TV devices.
Shapela stated in the press release, “We want Vudu fans to be able to watch movies and TV shows on all of their favorite devices, and Fire TV has been one of our customers’ most-requested devices for streaming content. With Vudu’s vast library of premium content from new release event movies to favorite films and TV shows, we are excited to deliver to Fire TV users so many new viewing options to watch in their living rooms, many in breathtaking 4K.”
FandangoNow launched on Fire TV devices this time last year, allowing FandangoNow users to view their library on Amazon’s devices, but restricted users from purchasing or renting titles on the service. Vudu, which was acquired by Comcast-owned Fandango last year, will have similar restrictions on Amazon’s platform, although users will still be able to purchase and rent titles by logging in on another device, like a web browser. No timeline for the rollout was officially announced, and at press time, the Vudu app was not currently available on any of my Fire Stick 4K devices.
Source: Next TV
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