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Amazon now has over 150 million paid Prime members worldwide – Source CNET Internet News

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Amazon on Thursday revealed it now has more than 150 million paid Prime members globally.

The company last offered a specific figure on paid Prime memberships in April 2018, when it said the number was over 100 million. The new figure was announced as part of Amazon’s unexpectedly strong fourth-quarter earnings report. Amazon said Thursday that more people joined Prime in the fourth quarter than any other previous quarter.

“It’s nothing sudden. It’s a long improvement in the Prime program that we’ve been making for years and years,” Amazon finance chief Brian Olsavsky said on a call with reporters Thursday when explaining the increase in membership.

Though Amazon had kept its number of Prime…

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