Comcast and Apple Bring Apple TV+ to Comcast’s Entertainment Platforms | Business

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 7, 2022–

Comcast and Apple today announced the launch of Apple TV+ on Comcast’s entertainment platforms in the United States, including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV.

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Apple TV+ will begin rolling out to Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex, and XClass TV today and will be available on all eligible devices in the coming days. Apple TV+ launched on Sky devices (Sky Q and Sky Glass) in the UK and Europe in December.

From March 15-21, Apple will give Xfinity customers an unprecedented preview of some of its most popular Apple TV+ original series and movies on X1, Flex and Stream, with no sign-up or login required. Xfinity customers will be able to enjoy early seasons of many of its most popular shows, as well as the hit Apple Original movie “Greyhound”.

Additionally, Xfinity customers who are not currently subscribed to Apple TV+ are eligible for a free three-month trial of Apple TV+ when they sign up through their Xfinity device before April 25.

“With the launch of Apple TV+, our customers now have access to all of today’s most popular streaming services through our aggregated user experience and award-winning voice technology.” said Sam Schwartz, director of business development, Comcast. “By leveraging our global technology platform, our partners can distribute apps across a technology stack to reach tens of millions of viewers.”

“Apple TV+ delivers the highest quality programming from the world’s best creators, and one of the best ways to enjoy it is on the big TV in your living room,” said Peter Stern, vice president of Apple Services. Apple. “Our work with Comcast is illuminating that experience for tens of millions of new devices, and we’re thrilled that so many Comcast customers have a compelling way to enjoy their favorite new shows on Apple TV+.”

Customers can access Apple TV+ by saying “Apple TV+” into their voice remote or by saying the name of a desired title from the streaming service (such as “Ted Lasso” or “The Morning Show”).

Apple TV+ is the first app built using a common set of developer tools and resources through Comcast’s global technology platform, enabling content providers to quickly design, develop and deploy apps that can reach over 50 million devices, including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex, XClass TV, Sky Q, Sky Glass and devices from syndication partners. By leveraging Comcast’s platform, partners can distribute apps using the same underlying technology to reach tens of millions of viewers worldwide.

About Comcast Corporation

About Comcast Corporation Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people in the moments that matter. We are primarily focused on broadband, aggregation and streaming with 57 million customer relationships in the US and Europe. We provide broadband, wireless and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business and Sky brands; create, distribute and broadcast premier entertainment, sports and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News and Sky Sports; and deliver memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

About the Apple TV+ app

Apple TV+ delivers premium drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and entertainment for kids and families, and can be watched on all your favorite screens. After launching on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch globally and created more original hits and received more awards faster than any other streaming service in its early days. . To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with more than 211 wins and 950 nominations and counts. The Apple TV+ app is available on popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL Chromecast with Google TV, Comcast devices, and PlayStation and Xbox game consoles.

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