Amazon miniTV now available for iOS users, will provide access to free shows and movies

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miniTV is an advertisement-based free video streaming service and users can access it from the Amazon India app. Users can access miniTV by clicking on the miniTV section to watch free video content.

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  • Amazon introduced miniTV for Indian users earlier this year in May.
  • The free ad-based video platform, which was only available to Android users, is now available to iOS users.
  • Unlike Prime Video, miniTV does not need a subscription.

Amazon introduced miniTV for Indian users earlier this year in May. Until now, Amazon miniTV which was only available for Android users will now be available for the iOS platform. miniTV is an advertisement-based free video streaming service and users can access it from the Amazon India app. Users can access miniTV by clicking on the miniTV section to watch free video content. It works like the streaming service offered through in-app portals like on MyJio and the Flipkart app. miniTV is Amazon’s second-largest video entertainment offering. The first is Prime Video which requires a paid subscription to work. Unlike Prime Video, miniTV does not need a subscription to work and will only offer free video content to all users.

The development was first spotted and reported by Only Tech. The Amazon miniTV service is currently only available to Amazon app users in India. When the service launched, the company said the miniTV would feature content ranging from web series, comedy shows, food, beauty, fashion, and more. As the streaming service is integrated into the app, miniTV makes the Amazon India shopping app a one-stop destination for customers to purchase products, make payments or watch free entertainment videos.

Amazon recently increased its Prime subscription fee from Rs 999 to Rs 1,499 for an annual subscription. For the monthly plan, Prime members will have to pay Rs 179. The quarterly plan has been revised to Rs 459. Student plans, which can be purchased by people aged 18 to 24, have seen a decline, however. The youth member now costs Rs 499, down from Rs 749. Monthly and quarterly Prime membership has been reduced to Rs 64 from Rs 89 and Rs 164 from Rs 299 respectively.

As of now, Airtel’s Rs 699 prepaid plan, valid for 56 days, grants access to Amazon Prime membership. The plan gives 3 GB of daily data and unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day. Additional benefits of this plan include access to Prime Video Mobile Edition, Apollo 24 | 7 circles, free online lessons with Shaw Academy, Rs 100 cashback on Fastag, free hello tunes and Wynk Music.

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