Disapperance of Amazon Instant Video - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 01-29-2013, 11:11 PM - Thread Starter
Advanced Member
 
Sundance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 888
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 11
Anyone have any clue why Amazon's Instant Video streaming service is disappearing from devices? I looked today at Best Buy and there were none of the DVD players that had it.

Recently I purchased a LG TV and also their little $30 network device that streams such services. Instant video is shown on the box and it was there till i did a firmware
update and then it was gone.

Amazon must have pissed somebody off big time.

Are you looking for a mentor
www.winningonlinebusiness.com
Sundance is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 01-30-2013, 08:19 AM
AVS Special Member
 
mnilan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Central NY
Posts: 2,111
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Sundance:
Probably just Amazon doing some service on their system. I've got it on my Roku and it works fine.

mnilan
mnilan is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 01-30-2013, 08:49 AM
AVS Special Member
 
Ph8te's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 8,302
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 261 Post(s)
Liked: 268
You may want to look at the devices support page for more information....A device usually ahs to be certified to work with any service, so the update may have lost the certification...This happens all the time with streaming services and sometimes companies decide to no longer work with services so they get removed:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/video/ontv/devices

I dont see a lack of devices, Amazon however has bever been as big as NetFlix so the devices its available on are limited...
Ph8te is online now  
Reply Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off