Watch out, Netflix: Amazon might add a free tier to its video streaming service

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Netflix is undoubtedly the 800 pound gorilla in the online streaming world, but the streaming giant is increasingly facing stiff competition from the likes of Hulu and Amazon. Amazon, in particular, offers users up an interesting value proposition when it comes to media content. As part of Amazon Prime, subscribers can also take advantage of Amazon’s Prime video service which, in addition to an impressive selection of movies and TV shows, also includes a growing selection of award-winning originals like Transparent and Manchester by the Sea.

With Amazon still trying to level the playing field with Netflix, the online retail giant is reportedly considering the roll out of a brand new video service outside of the Prime universe that would be completely free and supported by ads. Originally brought to light by AdAge, Amazon is reportedly in talks with “TV networks, movie studios and other media companies about providing programming to the service.”

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