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Yle Areena for Apple TV

September 13, 2016

Yle is expanding the viewing options for Yle Areena with the Yle Areena app for Apple TV devices. The new app is free of charge can be installed from the app store used via an Apple TV device.

All video content published on Areena can be watched through the app including TV channels and live broadcasts exclusive to Areena.  The Areena Apple TV app is also the first “big screen” app for smart TV and games console devices in which the user can sign in using Yle ID (Yle Tunnus). After logging in, authenticated users can, for example, resume watching a programme that they have previously been watching on a mobile device from the point where it was stopped and add programmes to their own favourite list. As a new feature, the app features the automatic start of the next episode when watching a series.   The Areena Apple TV app works in the most recent fourth-generation Apple TV devices.

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