Google and Amazon Officially End OTT Cold War By Launching Apps on Each Other’s Platforms

Glasnost comes to the streaming world, as YouTube returns to Fire TV, and Prime unfurls back on Chromecast and Android TV
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After announcing an end to their OTT cold war in April, Amazon and Google have debuted streaming apps for each other’s streaming respective ecosystems.

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Amazon Prime Video is now available on both Chromecast and Android TV-powered devices.

Meanwhile, the YouTube app is available on the second-generation Fire TV Stick, the Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube and Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, as well as Toshiba and Insignia smart TVs powered by the Fire TV platform. Apps for YouTube Kids and the YouTube TV vMVPD service will debut for Fire TV later this year.

The two companies unceremoniously pulled their OTT apps off each other’s platforms back in 2017. 

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