Join us at TNW Conference 2022 for insights into the future of tech →

The heart of tech

This article was published on October 23, 2014

Amazon Fire TV now available in the UK for £79

Amazon Fire TV now available in the UK for £79
Ben Woods
Story by

Ben Woods

Europe Editor

Ben is a technology journalist with a specialism in mobile devices and a geeky love of mobile spectrum issues. Ben used to be a professional Ben is a technology journalist with a specialism in mobile devices and a geeky love of mobile spectrum issues. Ben used to be a professional online poker player. You can contact him via Twitter or on Google+.

Amazon has today released its Fire TV streaming device in the UK, following a period of pre-orders.

The multi-faceted Web giant revealed it would be bringing the Fire TV – which allows users to stream TV and film content, as well as play games via a special Amazon Fire Game Controller – to its first markets outside the US in early September. And now it has.

Amazon-Fire-TV

From October 25, it will also be available in Germany. Alongside Fire TV, the Game Controller is also available from today in the UK, priced at £34.99. As well as being available from its own site, Fire TV will also be stocked by Tesco, Dixons and Argos.

Of course, with a wealth of other ways to watch streaming content on the big screen, it’ll need to fend off the likes of Roku and Chromecast if it wants to gain market traction.

➤ Amazon Fire TV