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Magenta TV to launch on Apple TV

Deutsche Telekom will offer its Magenta TV service on Apple TV, the telco has announced.

The app, which offers access to the full Magenta TV experience, will launch on July 20, with Deutsche Telekom also offering Apple TV 4K to new and existing customers as a rental or purchase device.

Users who take up the offer will experience a zero sign-on experience which will automatically install the MagentaTV app and sign them in on purchase with no need to enter a username or password. 

Deutsche Telekom also said that its customers will receive an exclusive remote control that has been optimised for MagentaTV with a dedicated EPG button.

Apple TV 4K is available to Deutsche TV customers for €199 or €10 per month, while a MagentaTV rate with mobile use is required to use MagentaTV on Apple TV 4K.

Michael Schuld, head of TV at Deutsche Telekom, said: “With Apple TV 4K we offer a perfect range of the best TV and excellent hardware with unique comfort to our customers. Thanks to the automatic login, our customers can immediately and easily access their favorite content on MagentaTV. The remote control developed for MagentaTV and certified by Apple also creates an extraordinary and unique customer experience. By this we are setting new standards on the TV market.”