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Eir announce new partnership with Amazon and their Prime Video service

Eir announce new partnership with Amazon and their Prime Video service
John Reilly
  • On November 14, 2019
  • http://www.theeffect.net

Eir has just announced a brand new offer, in partnership with Amazon and their Prime Video service. The offer states that all eir TV customers will automatically gain access to Amazon Prime Video as part of their package. This can be seen as a direct response to Sky’s partnering with Netflix last year and, to double-down on their new partnership, eir is also offering both new and existing broadband customers 12 months of Amazon Prime Video membership for free.

 

 

For those of you not aware, Amazon Prime Video is Amazon’s version of Netflix with some pretty impressive original content along with access to a wide range of movies, TV shows and kids programming. With this new offer from eir, customers will be able to use their new Prime Video membership on practically any device.

The small print of the release states “new and existing eir broadband customers can get access to 12 months Amazon Prime Video courtesy of eir on all broadband plans whilst new and existing eir TV customers can get Amazon Prime Video for the duration of their service on TV plans from €14.99 per month for 6 months / €19.99 thereafter.”

If you’re watching on a compatible device, you’ll also be able to check out Prime Video’s growing catalogue of 4K Ultra HD, HDR content.

Today’s announcement follows on from last month’s eir TV announcement which say eir teaming up with Apple to use their Apple TV 4K device as their new eir TV set top box.

You can find the full press release below for more info.

eir teams up with Amazon Prime Video to bring the best entertainment to customers

Thursday, November 14their has today announced that they have teamed up with Amazon Prime Video to bring the best entertainment to new and existing eir TV and broadband customers. All eir TV customers will automatically benefit from Prime Video, as part of their eir TV package.  New and existing eir broadband customers will also benefit from 12 months Prime Video membership, courtesy of eir.

Susan Brady, eir’s Managing Director of Marketing said: “In recent months we have demonstrated the vision we have for eir TV. We understand our customers want access to cutting-edge world-class entertainment, at a time and place that best suits them and we are delivering that. The addition of Prime Video for our eir TV customers ensures customers can enjoy a world of infinite entertainment all in one place, on eir TV.

We want as many of our customers as possible to benefit from eir’s incredible TV offering, so we are also giving our broadband customers access to watch thousands of titles and award-winning Amazon Originals for 12 months. eir broadband customers can access the Prime Video offer and benefits by signing up at www.eir.ie/primevideo.”

Popular and Award-Winning TV Shows 

Prime Video offers customers a selection they won’t find anywhere else, all available to watch on practically any device. Prime Video delivers exclusive, award-winning Amazon Originals like Tom Clancy’s Jack RyanThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Fleabag, plus popular titles included with Prime, premium channel subscriptions, titles available to rent or buy, live events, and more.

New releases in time for Christmas 

The offer arrives as a great selection of brand new Amazon Original series premiere, including Modern Love and Season 2 of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, plus the upcoming Season 3 of The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel on December 6th. In addition, customers can enjoy classic Christmas movies like Love Actually, The Holiday and Nativity 3, as well as live tennis, with the Nitto ATP Finals at the O2 from November 10th-17th.

Enhanced viewing with 4K, UHD and exclusive X-Ray Functionality

Prime Video members can make the most of every viewing with a growing catalogue of 4K Ultra HD (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) on compatible content, or go behind the scenes of their favourite movies and TV shows with exclusive X-Ray access, powered by IMDb.

Anytime, Anywhere Viewing

Prime Video members can watch at home or on the go with a choice of hundreds of compatible devices. Members can stream from the web or use the Prime Video app on their phone, tablet, game console, set-top box, or select Smart TVs.

ENDS

Notes:

  • Myeir is eir’s existing self-care portal and customers can view bills, review settings and now register for Amazon Prime Video with no new logins required
  • New and existing eir broadband customers can get access to 12 months Amazon Prime Video courtesy of eir on all broadband plans.
  • New and existing eir TV customers can get Amazon Prime Video for the duration of their service on TV plans from €14.99 per month for 6 months / €19.99 thereafter
  • Existing customers can avail of the eir 12-month Amazon Prime Video offer by signing up at www.myeir.ie
  • Offer subject to change. Amazon Prime Video has a value of €5.99 per month. Amazon Prime Video and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

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