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Sky News, HBO, ESPN on Apple TV

June 20, 2013

Sky News is now offering live 24/7 broadcast news on Apple TV, further extending its international reach. The service, which launches subscription free, will enable millions of Apple TV customers in the US, UK and Ireland to access live Sky News directly on their HDTV through Apple TV.

Effective immediately, Apple TV customers will see the Sky News icon on their homepage and with a single click, viewers will have access to a 24/7 live feed of Sky News’ award-winning coverage. This includes the latest breaking news from home and abroad as well as dedicated business, political and entertainment coverage. In addition to the live channel feed, viewers can catch up on specific stories at any time via an extensive on demand news library.

Apple has also confirmed that HBO GO and WatchESPN are now available directly on Apple TV.

“HBO GO and WatchESPN are some of the most popular iOS apps and are sure to be huge hits on Apple TV,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “We continue to offer Apple TV users great new programming options, combined with access to all of the incredible content they can purchase from the iTunes Store.”

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