VIZIO announced today that customers in the US and Canada can now access the Apple TV app on SmartCast TVs to enjoy Apple TV +, Apple TV channels, new and popular movies and personal and curated recommendations. For a limited time, eligible VIZIO SmartCast customers in the United States can sign up for Apple TV + and receive three months for free. (This offer for VIZIO customers with 2016 or later SmartCast TVs enabled with SmartCast Home is only available to new Apple TV + subscribers and ends October 16. One subscription per Family Sharing group. The plan is automatically renewed until canceled. Visit vizio.com/appleoffer for more information.)
“With the Apple TV app coming to VIZIO SmartCast TVs, customers can enjoy an even wider range of exciting entertainment, including the popular and award-winning Apple TV + service,” said Mike O’Donnell, Chief Revenue Officer for VIZIO, in a statement. . “VIZIO recognizes the important role of television in the home, and continues to expand the entertainment available to consumers. VIZIO SmartCast is also the perfect destination for content providers as a platform where millions of customers can access all their favorite apps, channels and programming from their TV. “
On the Apple TV app, VIZIO customers can enjoy Apple TV +, the first original global streaming service with Apple Originals from today’s most imaginative storytellers, including “The Morning Show”, “Defending Jacob”, “Central Park”, “Ted Lasso , “” Greyhound, “” The Banker, “” Boys State “and” Beastie Boys Story, “and children’s and family entertainment such as” Helpsters, “” Ghostwriter “and” Snoopy in Space. “VIZIO SmartCast TV users can only choose Apple TV app icon from the SmartCast Home screen and sign in with your Apple ID to subscribe to Apple TV +.
Customers can also subscribe to Apple TV channels, such as SHOWTIME, CBS All Access and Starz, and watch online and offline, without advertising and on request, directly on the Apple TV app. Through family sharing, up to six family members can share subscriptions to Apple TV channels using their personal Apple ID and password.
In addition, VIZIO SmartCast TV users can browse the Apple TV app to buy or rent over 100,000 movies and TV series, including titles available in 4K HDR and with Dolby Atmos, as well as access the library of movie and TV show purchases from Apple.
VIZIO customers can also enjoy the Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit features on SmartCast TVs. With AirPlay 2, VIZIO customers can stream, control and share their favorite content directly from iPhone, iPad or Mac to VIZIO SmartCast TV. HomeKit lets customers easily and securely control their SmartCast TV using the Home app or by asking Siri on their Apple devices.
Apple TV + is available on the Apple TV app on VIZIO SmartCast TVs, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including on tv.apple.com, for $ 4.99 per month after free the offer.
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