December 17, 2020
Winnipeg, Man. – APTN announced today that its innovative content streaming service, APTN lumi, is now available to customers in Canada through Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung, LG, Sony, and VIZIO smart TVs, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
APTN lumi on Apple TV Channels offers unique Indigenous programs and movies in English, French and a variety of Indigenous languages, making the Apple TV app the first major platform to support over 20 Indigenous languages in Canada.* Beginning today, customers can sign up for a seven-day free trial and subscribe to the APTN lumi Channel on the Apple TV app for $4.99/month.
Subscribers can watch their favourite shows online or offline on the Apple TV app. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share subscriptions to Apple TV channels using just their Apple ID and password.
“We are excited to bring APTN lumi to more Canadians through the Apple TV app,” says Monika Ille, CEO of APTN. “The inspiring and unique Indigenous content that we’re known for can now be shared with an even wider audience, enabling us to continue our walk along the path of reconciliation.”
The Apple TV app brings together all the ways to watch shows and movies into one app and is available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, select Samsung, LG, Sony, and VIZIO smart TVs, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The Apple TV app also features Apple TV+, Apple’s video subscription service offering original shows, movies and documentaries from the world’s most creative storytellers, as well as other Apple TV channels, personalized and curated recommendations, and movies and TV shows to buy or rent. To access APTN lumi on the Apple TV app, visit https://apple.co/aptn
*Availability of content in different languages varies by title
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APTN launched in 1999 as the first national Indigenous broadcaster in the world, creating a window into the remarkably diverse mosaic of Indigenous Peoples. A respected non-profit and charitable broadcaster, it’s the only one of its kind in North America. The network is Sharing Our Stories of authenticity in English, French and a variety of Indigenous languages to nearly 11 million Canadian subscribers. With over 80% Canadian content, APTN connects with its audiences through genuine, inspiring and engaging entertainment on multiple platforms.
Manager of Communications, APTN