December 14 (Reuters) - Amazon AMZN.O announced on Wednesday the launch in the world, with the exception of China, for its offer of online video, Premium Video, his biggest challenge to date launched the specialist Netflix NFLX.O . Prime Video will now be integrated in the subscription offer Premium of the american giant of online commerce in 19 countries, including India, France and Canada. In other regions, users wishing to subscribe will need to purchase a subscription 2.99 $ 2.99 eur per month for the first six months, and then of 5.99 dollars or euros. The subscription to the expensive month to Netflix is charged 8,99 $ per month. Subscribers to Amazon Prime Video will be able to download all the movies and series catalog, to watch them offline, a feature that Netflix has launched at the end of November. Amazon will continue to give priority to the production of original content, said Tim Leslie, vice-president of Amazon Instant Video International. Most of the origi nal programs, including local programs, will be available everywhere in the world, " he said. The most populous country in the world, China remains a closed market to Amazon as Netflix due to the rigidity of its rules and of the weight of censorship. (Aishwarya Venugopal and Sankalp Phartiyal; Marc Angrand for French service, edited by Bertrand Boucey)
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