Amazon Cloud Player Now Available on Roku Streaming Players

  Amazon Cloud Player Now Available on Roku Streaming Players

  “Your Music, Everywhere” –  Cloud Player customers can now listen to their
                      entire music library on their TVs

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- December 13, 2012

(NASDAQ:AMZN)–, Inc. and Roku, Inc. today announced that Amazon
Cloud Player is now available on Roku streaming players, making it even easier
for Cloud Player customers to enjoy their music anywhere they are. Amazon
Cloud Player on Roku provides customers with the ability to play their music
from the cloud directly on their TV or through a stereo system connected to
their TV. Cloud Player is already available on Kindle Fire, Sonos Music
Players, Android mobile devices, iPhone and iPod Touch, and now with Roku,
customers have even more ways to enjoy their music anytime, anywhere.

“We’re excited to bring Cloud Player to Roku, one of the most popular and
best-selling streaming entertainment platforms. Cloud Player music customers
can now use Roku to listen to their music through their home entertainment
systems,” said Steve Boom, Vice President of Music at Amazon. “Our goal is to
make it easy for everyone to enjoy their entire music library anywhere they
are–whether on the go or in the comfort of their homes – and Cloud Player on
Roku does just that.”

“With Amazon Cloud Player, Roku customers have the ability to directly access
their music collection, including any music purchased from Amazon’s library of
more than 22 million audio tracks, on their TVs,” said Ed Lee, Vice President
of Content Acquisition at Roku. “Just as Amazon Instant Video is extremely
popular on the Roku platform, we expect Amazon Cloud Player to be an instant
hit among our music listeners.”

Roku customers can download the Amazon Cloud Player channel from the Featured
or Music category in the Roku Channel Store, for free. For more information on
how to start listening to Cloud Player on Roku, visit

About Amazon Cloud Player

Cloud Player is a service that enables customers to securely store their
personal music in the cloud and play it on a wide range of devices. Amazon
Cloud Player is automatically integrated into Kindle Fire, so when a customer
turns on their device, they can enjoy all the benefits of Cloud Player right
out of the box. Customers can visit or download the
app on iOS or Android.

Amazon Cloud Player eliminates the need to download files before playing them.
MP3 songs and albums customers purchase from Amazon – even those purchased in
the past – can be automatically saved to Cloud Player, so customers have a
secure backup copy of the music they buy at Amazon, free of charge. Customers
can also import the rest of their music, including music purchased from iTunes
or ripped from CDs. All Amazon purchases and the first 250 imported songs are
stored for free, or customers can import up to 250,000 songs for $24.99 per

About Amazon MP3

The Amazon MP3 Store offers customers more than 22 million songs in the U.S.
and hundreds of thousands of albums with everyday low prices on bestselling
albums. All Amazon MP3s are DRM-free, and work on virtually any device that
plays MP3s, including Kindle Fire, Android phones and tablets, iPhones, iPads,
and iPods, Sonos Music Players, Roku and Macs and PCs.

About Roku Inc.

Roku is the leading streaming platform for delivering video, music and casual
games to the TV. Roku launched the first player to stream Netflix to the TV in
2008, and today streams more than 500 entertainment channels to millions of
customers. Roku streaming players can be purchased from Roku and major
retailers in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and the Republic of Ireland. Headquartered
in Saratoga, Calif., Roku was founded by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the
DVR. For more information, visit

About, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened
on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection., Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where
customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and
endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. and
other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in
categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads;
Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel,
Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto &
Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with
access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end
technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of
business. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed
with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front
light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a
thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and
smallest Kindle, now features new, improved fonts and faster page turns.
Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive
Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with
dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads,
enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and
graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The
large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with
a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle
Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the
memory, and longer battery life.

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Forward-Looking Statements

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Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from
management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition,
management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential
fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal
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commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign
exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and
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Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

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