Al Jazeera now on Apple TV


Something new is in sight for the Al Jazeera, the Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel based in Doha. Its digital platform’s AJ+, is introducing an app on Apple TV, offering the most recent news from across the globe and live programmes and on demand. Viewers will be eligible to a viewing experience that has been improved.

Videos can be saved to be viewed later by its users. Also, they can have access to Watch List, where content has been saved. All day and night, the viewers will able to access Al Jazeera’s video stream live and programme schedule of the forthcoming programs. A large collection of content from different channels will be available in both the English and Arabic languages.

“The Al Jazeera Arabic app for Apple TV provides a compelling experience for our loyal viewers and is the most recent addition to our growing portfolio of digital products,” said Ibrahim Hamid, the director of Enterprise and digital platforms at Al Jazeera Media Network.

On the other hand, Abdullah Al Najjar, the executive director of Global Brand and Communications at Al Jazeera Media Network commented: “The launch of the Al Jazeera Arabic app on Apple TV furthers our mission of making our content accessible over multiple devices in alignment with our digital distribution strategy. We are already available on Samsung & LG Smart TV, the XBOX one Game Console and a number of other devices. We will continue to strive to put our audiences first and provide access for them wherever they are on every platform available”.

“Whether you are looking for a two-minute clip on the latest developments in Jerusalem, a full documentary on India’s interests in Africa, or a moving debate on the future of Syria, we want you to be able to find it easily on the device of your choice. Apple TV is another platform which will bring our award winning content to everyone interested in global affairs, anywhere in the world at the touch of a button”, he further added.