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DAZN launches ‘MultiView’ feature on Apple TV

Sports streaming service DAZN has launched a new feature called MultiView, allowing users to watch up to four live or on-demand events at the same time on one screen. The new functionality is available on Apple TV devices and can be activated by long-pressing the Apple TV remote and selecting multiple videos to watch simultaneously. […]

Wildbrain launches kids channels on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku

Preschool and children’s entertainment company, WildBrain, has expanded its footprint by launching four new channels on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. The new ad-supported channels will include a WildBrain hub channel and three curated channels dedicated to preschool content, kids’ action and children’s drama franchise Degrassi. Other shows set to appear across the channels include Teletubbies, Tiddlytubbies, […]

Charter’s Spectrum TV app launches on Apple TV

Charter Communications’ Spectrum TV App has launched on Apple TV devices in the US. The operator said that 50 million homes across its footprint now have access to live channels and tens of thousands of on-demand programs on the Spectrum TV App for Apple TV. Starting this week, new and existing Spectrum TV and internet […]

English Club TV launches on Apple TV

English Club TV, an educational network designed to help people learn English, has launched on the Apple TV platform globally. The English Club TV Plus App features both live and on-demand content, is powered by OTT app provider Stormcast Cinema, and is the latest in a string of device launches for English Club TV. This […]

Report: BT and Apple in talks over EE-Apple TV partnership

BT is reportedly in talks with Apple about making its mobile network EE a distributor of Apple TV set-top boxes. According to a Telegraph report, the box would be offered to EE customers pre-loaded with apps to deliver BT Sport and channels from other broadcasters. EE first launched its TV service in October 2014, offering content […]

21CF invests US$100m in social video platform Caffeine

Twenty-First Century Fox has invested US$100 million (€86 million) in Caffeine, a social broadcasting platform for gaming, entertainment led by former Apple TV exec Ben Keighran. Fox invested in both Caffeine, which is currently still in a ‘pre-release’ phase pending its official launch, and a newly formed venture called Caffeine Studios, which is jointly owned […]

YouSee TV embraces BYOD trend with Apple TV and LG launches

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC is to make its YouSee TV service available via an Apple TV app as well as its own set-top boxes, and will follow up with the launch of an app for LG smart TVs. Jacob Mortensen, managing director of YouSee, said that the operator’s customers “should be able to […]

Apple boss predicts cord cutting acceleration as it preps TV projects

Cord cutting will accelerate at a “much faster rate than is widely though,” predicted Apple CEO Tim Cook on the company’s latest earnings call, with Apple positioning itself to take advantage of these market changes. Responding to a question about the company’s original content strategy, the Apple boss said he feels “really good about what […]

Apple hires Oppenheimer for international content team

Apple has hired BBC Films veteran Joe Oppenheimer as a creative executive for its international team – led by former Channel 4 creative boss Jay Hunt. Oppenheimer becomes the second UK executive to join Apple’s TV ventures, after it hired Hunt as its European director of worldwide video. The new exec will be a London-based creative […]

Charter becomes latest operator to use Apple TV 4K as set-top

Apple announced a number of Apple TV updates and a partnership to supply the device to US cable operator Charter Communications at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday. Apple used the event to preview tvOS 12, the latest version of the Apple TV operating system. This will support Dolby Atmos, making Apple TV 4K the […]

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