Amazon waiting for ‘acceptable business terms’ to put Prime Video on Apple TV

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Why isn’t there a Prime Video app on the Apple TV — and why doesn’t Amazon sell either the Apple TV nor the Chromecast on Amazon.com? According to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, it all comes down to “acceptable business terms.”

Bezos argues that for video players, he only wants Amazon to sell devices that support Prime Video. And while “you can always get the video player on the device,” you can’t always get them on “acceptable business terms.” When our own Nilay Patel pressed Bezos and asked whether those terms involved Apple’s famous 30 percent cut on all purchases, Bezos said that “private business decisions should stay private.”

He nevertheless pointed out that Amazon is happy to sell other “competitive products” to the Fire TV, like the…

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