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Amazon Prime Video to launch on Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video is due to launch on Apple TV “later this year,” Apple CEO Tim Cook announced at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Speaking onstage yesterday at the event in San Jose, California, Cook said that Amazon will join the content line-up of its new TV app, which it unveiled in October. The […]

Sky-backed OTT service debuts on Apple in Europe

OnPrime TV, the Sky-backed OTT TV service targeting migrant groups in the pay TV operator’s home markets, is now live in the UK, Germany and Italy. The app-based streaming service is currently available on the Apple TV platform. It can be downloaded via the app store on Apple TV4, or by searching for OnPrime TV […]

Apple ‘aiming for major originals push’

Apple is reportedly planning to make a major push into original content, making TV show and movies that will be available through its subscription streaming service Apple Music. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has been in talks with producers about buying rights to scripted TV shows and has preliminary plans to also offer […]

HBO launches in Spain with Nick and Disney fare

HBO has launched its Spanish service. HBO España is currently available exclusively to Vodafone customers in the country through a deal struck in May. The service will offer HBO’s series including Game of Thrones (top), Westworld (below), Veep, and SiliconValley, Sex and the City, The Sopranos and The Wire, but will also serve up content from […]

Youfone launching TV service in the Netherlands

Dutch SIM-only mobile operator Youfone is planning to launch a new IP-delivered TV service in partnership with phone manufacturer Huawei. According to local reports, Youfone will launch its service by April next year, offering live TV channels, VOD, apps and games, with a basic package priced at €10 (US$12). The basic package will include about […]

PlayStation Vue launches on Apple TV

Sony’s over-the-top TV service PlayStation Vue has launched as an app for Apple TV in the US. PS Vue is available now on fourth generation Apple TVs– the most recent version of the streaming box, which launched last year. Announcing the launch, Sony said that Apple TV was “one of the most highly requested devices by […]

Apple’s new TV app doesn’t have Netflix, Amazon

Apple has launched a new TV app, which allows users to access to a raft of content from numerous channels, but, crucially, not from Amazon Prime or Netflix. The app effectively allows users to access all of their content, free and paid-for, via one service. Apple unveiled it in the same week chief executive Tim […]

Apple CEO claims ‘intense interest’ in TV, content

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that he has an “intense interest” in television, and claimed there is “great opportunity” for the company to create and own content. Speaking on the company’s third quarter earnings call, Cook also said that Apple is “open to acquisitions of any size that are of strategic value where we […]

NBCU’s Hayu to launch offline viewing

NBCUniversal International’s subscription video-on-demand service, Hayu, is due to add offline viewing options and is set to launch on Apple TV. From the fourth quarter, viewers will be able to download shows from the Hayu and watch them wherever they are, without needing to be connected to the web. The service will also be available […]

Bezos calls for ‘acceptable terms’ from Google, Apple

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has called for “acceptable business terms” for its Prime Video service if the company is to resume selling Chromecast or Apple TV devices. At the Code Conference in California, Bezos responded to a question about why the Amazon store stopped selling the rival devices to its own Amazon Fire TV line […]

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