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du brings Amazon Prime Video to UAE from January 17

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced an exclusive partnership with Amazon Prime Video in the UAE to offer customers more choice in video content, with a special three month promotional offer.

Starting January 17, all du customers  can avail an exclusive offer to access Prime Video for three months, on du. They will be able to Prime Video’s streaming service that offers a collection of TV shows and movies, plus a line-up of Bollywood titles. After the three month promotional period, customers can pay 11 AED per month for the next six months and 22 AED per month thereafter.

Speaking about the partnership, Fahad AlHassawi, Deputy CEO, du Telco Services, EITC, said: “Our customers prefer a wide variety of content and we are delighted to be the first telco in the UAE to launch a special offer on Prime Video. du customers will now be able to enjoy unlimited, uninterrupted streaming of award-winning Prime Original series and popular movies and TV shows.”

As part of the offer, du customers can watch popular movies and TV shows, including Prime Originals. These include the whirlwind motoring antics of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May in the The Grand Tour; the gangster saga set in India, Mirzapur; actress Julia Roberts’ TV debut in the all-new Homecoming; and the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Tim Leslie, Vice President, Amazon Prime Video International added: “With the addition of Prime Video on du, we’re delighted that even more customers can watch their favourite Prime Originals and popular TV shows and movies, both in the home or on the move.”