Amazon Fire TV gets Firefox and Silk web browsers

Amazon Fire TV gets Firefox and Silk web browsers

With this customers will have access to the World Wide Web including the popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, news as well as Google's YouTube. This a global rollout, so whether you live in the United States or the UK, you'll be able to use either browser to access the web and visit popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Reddit, and more.

Mozilla on Wednesday announces the expand Firefox support to Amazon Fire TV.

In addition, Mozilla's Firefox browser will also be available on Fire TV devices. Well now all of the other Fire TV hardware is getting in on the action. Remember, Google recently announced that it would pull YouTube from Fire TV and Amazon's Echo Show on 1 January 2018.


"With full Web browsers on Fire TV, our customers' entertainment and information options are greatly expanded". "We want to make it easy for customers to access the Web from the comfort of their couch". If you have a Fire TV device and have used any one of the two browsers let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

Amazon has found a way for users to access YouTube on Fire TV devices. To recall, the Silk browser was rolled out to select Fire TV users, back in November. Amazon Fire TV allows users to stream more than 500,000 movies and TV episodes, and tens of thousands of apps, channels and Alexa skills on their television. Amazon claims that the Silk browser come with features like home screen bookmarks and customised control buttons on the Fire TV remote.

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