You can now download an official Apple TV+ app from Comcast to enjoy Apple’s video service on compatible Xfinity devices including the X1 and Flex.
- Apple TV+ is now available on Comcast’s entertainment platforms in the US.
- Compatible devices include the Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV.
- The staggered rollout will take several days to complete.
Comcast introduces an Apple TV+ app
Comcast on March 7 announced its official Apple TV+ app, written using its new tool for developers, would be rolling out over the course of several days. Xfinity customers without an existing Apple TV+ subscription will be offered a three-month free trial of Apple TV+ when signing up via their Xfinity device by April 25, 2022.
From a press release published on the Comcast website:
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 (like, “Ted Lasso” or “The Morning Show”).
On top of that, Apple will offer Xfinity customers from March 15 through March 21 a preview of some of its most popular original series and films (such as “Greyhound”) without requiring sign-up or sign-in, Comcast has confirmed. Apple TV+ joins other video-streaming services that are available on Xfinity devices such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and others. Back in December 2021, Apple TV+ arrived on the Sky Q and Sky Glass devices in the United Kingdom and Europe.
Which Xfinity devices does Apple TV+ support?
Apple TV+ is available on these Xfinity devices from Comcast:
- Xfinity X1
- Xfinity Flex
- XClass TV
Comcast wouldn’t say whether there are any plans to support Apple TV+ on other devices. Given that the aforementioned devices sold more than fifty millions units so far, this is undoubtedly a significant opportunity for Apple’s streaming service.
Apple TV+ is also available across Apple’s devices through the conpany’s preinstalled TV app, as well as on third-party streaming sticks and TV sets from Amazon, Sony, Vizio, Samsung, LG and others.