Amazon Coins – Perhaps a predecessor to Amazon’s First Cryptocurrency?

I was looking at the possibility of dumping my cable provider and using only Amazon apps, or YouTube’s new TV service.

What is the difference between HBO-GO and HBO-Now?

I noticed that Amazon has two HBOs apps, HBO Now and HBO Go. HBO Now allows is free to install, but requires you to approve the in-app purchase of the unlimited version for $14.99/month. HBO Go is for user who are already HBO subscribers (such as via their cable company), and wish to watch HBO on their smart TV. HBO Go is also available outside of an amazon as a website, for travelers who want to watch HBO on their laptops or phones.

Yes, Amazon Prime members can buy an HBO channel subscription for $14.99/month. The HBO channel on Amazon Channels gives you unlimited, on-demand access to HBOs current and past programming (the same great content available through HBO GOand HBO NOW).

My first assumption was that one of these apps would have in-app purchases, that would allow you to watch in a pay-per-view mode, but I was wrong.

When I was researching in-app purchases, I discovered that some apps allow you to pay for these with “Amazon Coins” which I found below. When you buy them in lots of 50,000, you save 25%, and there are various discounts for the smaller purchases down to 1% for the smallest purchase of 300.

 

 

So like a cryptocurrency, you can transfer coins to a friend (or perhaps to even pay for something that friend gives you). They don’t have mining of course, but they do say you can earn Amazon Coins when you buy certain eliglbe apps, games and in-app items through the Amazon Appstore.

Amazon Coins work with the Fire-TV and Android, sorry iPhone users.

 

 

 

Neal Walters

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