Global News Partner Amazon Prime Video To Provide Canadians With Live National And Regional News 24/7 – National

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In these uncertain times, Canadians are hungry for specific and informative news. Armed with questions about the coronavirus, people from coast to coast to coast are looking for the best ways to protect themselves and their families.

Amazon Prime Video has teamed up with Global News to do just that – deliver live national and regional news and information 24/7 to more Canadians who navigate COVID-19. This comprehensive news coverage is free for all new and existing Amazon customers.

“Given the increased interest in factual journalism at the moment, we are grateful for the opportunity to share our content on Prime Video and reach new audiences in search of credible and timely information,” said said Ward Smith, senior vice president of Global News.

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To help inform Canadians at a time when access to the latest news is essential for communities, five new feeds are available on Amazon in coordination with Global News, which are available free on Prime Video for Canada. Anyone with an Amazon.ca account can access news coverage 24 hours a day. The five feeds are: Global News National, Global News Toronto, Global News BC, Global News Calgary and Global News Edmonton.

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To access news feeds on Prime Video, customers do not need a Prime subscription; they just need to log into their Amazon account. (To join Amazon, it’s free and easy.)

Customers can access news feeds via the Prime Video app, which can be downloaded for free on compatible smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, some consoles or online.

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