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Amazon Readies Set-Top Box for Holidays

Published on October 3, 2013
by Greg Bensinger

Amazon.com Inc. is taking steps toward releasing a video-streaming device in time for the holiday selling season, according to people briefed on the company’s plans.

The set-top box, which would pit the online retailer against a host of established rivals, is a small device that resembles a Roku Inc. player and is similarly styled as a platform to run apps and content from a variety of sources, these people said. It would also serve as a delivery vehicle for Amazon’s existing streaming video service — available as part of its Prime membership — which competes with Netflix Inc. and has been expanding lately.

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