Amazon is Primed for global domination

Unlike Netflix, the web giant’s newly-expanded service is wholly focused on original and exclusive content

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
18th December, 2016
The Man In The High Castle, a dystopian series set in an alternative history, is one of Amazon’s most-watched shows

Amazon wants the world to know its Prime service, for streaming content produced by the tech giant, is everywhere.

Last Wednesday, Amazon announced over 200 countries and territories where the Prime service could be availed of, including South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands which has an approximate population of 30 people.

The service is marginally cheaper there than Ireland, at $2.99 per month versus the €2.99 here, but every market and small save for a few...

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