VRV launches on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV

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VRV, an SVOD service that aggregates streaming channels and content, is adding Amazon Fire TV and Android TV to its services’ list of compatible devices.

"One of the most frequent requests we receive for VRV is making the app available on all key devices. We listen closely to our users and we are focused on being available on the devices that matter to them. With our Fire TV and Android TV launches, we're excited to expand the ways in which our viewers can experience VRV and watch the content they love, while discovering new and diverse content,” said Arlen Marmel, general manager of VRV.

VRV is now available on the web, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Chromecast, iOS phones/iPads, Android phones, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and newer Roku devices.

RELATED: Multichannel SVOD VRV has more than 1M monthly active users

VRV has lately been adding channel partners like DramaFever and Mubi in an effort to grow its available library of content. Other channel partners include CuriosityStream, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth and Nerdist.

Late last year, VRV revealed it had 1.5 million registered users and more than 1 million monthly active users. The company now says it has more than 2 million registered users.

“We’re really happy with the way we’re scaling,” said Marmel, adding that VRV is seeing good consumption on average.

The service, which launched in October 2016, said that it has racked up more than 1 billion minutes (or 15 million hours) of watch time and 50 million video views. Marmel said that the average user spends 3 hours per week watching video on VRV, but that premium users spend 5 hours per week (43 minutes per day) on average.

This article was updated to reflect VRV's current registered user total.

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