Amazon Prime membership has exceeded 100 million paid Prime members worldwide, Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO, Amazon stated this in a media interaction. The actual number of Prime subscribers has never been revealed before, thus making space for a lot of speculation. In contrast to Amazon 100 million figures, Netflix has 125 million subscribers.
While Netflix continuously adds a lot of varied titles, Amazon Prime Video too has been testing new waters of late. Amazon Prime Video added shows such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the Oscar-nominated movie The Big Sick. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel grabbed the Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy title at the 75th Golden Globes Awards. Besides this, it has been collaborating with many Indian stand-up artists as well. It recently launched its first unscripted series in India – The Remix.
Besides this, Amazon Prime Video is also looking at releasing season 2 of Inside Edge this year. TheDigitalHash.com has already reported that around 26 million people watch content through Amazon’s Prime Video service in USA, making it one of the largest streaming video services in the world, behind only YouTube and Netflix.