Al Jazeera’s AJ+ launches Android app

aj+ android al jazeeraQatar-based news service Al Jazeera has launched an Android app for its digital service, AJ+.

AJ+, which is already available via the Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV services, offers a mix of original content for digital audiences.

The new Android TV app allows users to consume and engage with AJ+ content and features comments from the mobile app, allowing viewers to comment on stories through the mobile app.

AJ+ is a network of digital properties owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network producing and distributing content natively for digital audiences. It operates in Arabic, English and Spanish, with over five billion cumulative views online, according to the company.

Dima Khatib, Managing Director of AJ+, said: “Video on-demand is one of AJ+’s key objectives in 2016. As AJ+ grows we are looking at solidifying our competitive advantage by distributing content natively to other platforms and looking at additional languages. Google makes an excellent partner for us with Android TV and its global growth roadmap.”