In Brief: Amazon launches edtech platform, rolls out mobile-only Prime Video plan

In Brief: Amazon launches edtech platform, rolls out mobile-only Prime Video plan
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13 Jan, 2021

Amazon on Wednesday said it has launched an online test preparation platform, called Amazon Academy. Accessible on the web and on Android devices, the platform currently focuses on JEE preparation and offers curated learning material, live lectures and comprehensive assessments in mathematics, physics and chemistry. The content on the platform is free and will remain so for the next few months, a statement said.

Amazon, Airtel roll out mobile edition for Prime Video

Jeff Bezons-led Amazon, in partnership with telecom company Airtel, has rolled Prime Video Mobile Edition. The new single-user, mobile-only version of its streaming service can be accessed by Airtel prepaid customers who recharge their phones with a plan of Rs 89 or above, a statement said. While the mobile version offers SD quality content, the statement said that users could opt for a full Prime subscription with an eligible recharge plan of Rs 131 or above.

Cygnet partners with LambdaTest to boost core competencies

Gujarat-based IT solutions company Cygnet Infotech said it has partnered with Sequoia-backed LambdaTest, which operates a cloud-based platform for testing sites and web apps across 2,000+ browsers and OS environments. Cygnet said the partnership is aimed at strengthening its core competencies, particularly that of its test automation tool for web, mobile and cloud apps TestingWhiz, and boost the company’s business across the globe.

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