To bolster its free live TV catalog, Amazon is adding ad-supported Xumo, IMDb TV, and Amazon News channels to Fire TV. Amazon also plans to add Plex̵
You can find the four new live TV offers in the On Now tab of Fire TV or in the Universal Channel Guide in the Fire TV app. Xumo, IMDb TV, Amazon News, and Plex are joining 16 other live TV providers on the Fire TV platform, including Tubi, Pluto TV, Philo, YouTube TV, and Sling. The Fire TV platform also supports local news in some areas.
Amazon says its live TV catalog now includes 400 channels, with 200 ad-supported, free channels. Amazon isn’t the only company to pack live channels into its streaming stick, of course. Roku users can access The Roku Channel, an app with over 100 channels and tons of free on-demand content.
Along with its extensive live TV offering, Amazon updates Alexa to support live TV voice commands. You can now ask Alexa to “play Good morning AmericaOr other live shows within the Fire TV service. The Fire TV interface also has a new “Peak” feature that, like the thumbnail previews on YouTube, shows what a live TV channel is playing when you hover over it.
Source: Amazon via Cord Cutters News