Earlier this year, Google and Amazon reached an agreement to make their video applications available on each other’s platforms, after years of unfriendly competition from both companies.

The start was with the launch of the official YouTube app from Google on Fire TV from Amazon, while Amazon launched its video service Prime Video on Chromecast devices and the TV platform Android TV. Today, Amazon announced the availability of YouTube TV on Fire TV, including platform-based TVs.

In a post on her blog, Amazon said: The official application of the service (YouTube TV) will be called the second generation of devices Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Stick 4K, and the new Fire TV Cube, as well as the smart TVs that operate the brand of (TV) from the companies : Toshiba, Insignia, Element, and Westinghouse.

The e-commerce giant said the application will also be supported on some previous generations of devices Fire TV, including the generation of the device Fire TV Cube, and the second generation of Fire TV and the third generation of Fire TV Pendant Design. However, the application will not work on the first generation of devices Fire TV or Fire TV Steak.

YouTube TV is Google’s live TV service that competes with services like Sling TV, Hulu, Live TV and Play. PlayStation Vue, AT&T TV Now, and more.

YouTube TV provides access to over 70 TV channels, including Discovery, TNT, CNN, ESPN, And FX, plus on-demand playback, and unlimited cloud DVR video storage. This year, the service has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast MLB games.

Source : Amazon

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