The Apple TV has been updated with access to HBO Go, WatchESPN, Sky News, Crunchyroll and Qello. Some services are US-only and others are available to international users.
HBO Go & WatchESPN comes to Apple TV
There is still no app store available on the Apple TV box but new services are coming from time to time. The latest update includes two very popular US-based services.
- "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.”
HBO GO, WatchEPSN and more are now available on Apple TV
HBO GO offers acces to HBO content but is only available to US customers with HBO subscription through cable.
WatchESPN offers live sports from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, and ESPN Buzzer Beater/Goal Line for those customers with access to EPSN through cable subscription.
Sky News provides 24 hours news for US, UK and Ireland. Crunchyroll is a video service for Japanese anime. Content is available one hour after it airs in Japan. Qello is an streaming service with access to concerts and music documentaries.