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Best of Web: Amazon hails holiday period for record-breaking online video sales

posted in: Best of Web | 0 | December 29, 2015 6:34PM

 

According to Rapid TV News, the online giant, Amazon, experienced record-breaking online video sales this holiday period.

The Christmas selling period is typically a source of huge profits for Amazon, but 2015 proved an even more outstanding success than usual with more than three million new members worldwide joining the core Prime online video service during the third week of December alone.

Record numbers of films were watched on Prime Video in 2015, with members making The Man in the High Castle the most watched TV season on Prime Video during the Christmas holiday period by 4.5 times and doubling their total viewing hours of online video titles compared with 2014.

The most popular movie watched on Prime Video during the holiday season was The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 while the most popular one watched on Christmas Day was Interstellar. The top streamed holiday movie available on Amazon Video via the company’s Fire TV service was Christmas Classics Volume 1.