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Philo to Add Apple TV, Android, and Amazon Fire TV Support


For months we have heard that Philo the $16 a month live TV streaming service had planned to add support for the Apple TV. Now we are getting reports from Cnet that Philo also plans to add support of the Amazon Fire TV support.

According to Philo’s CEO Andrew McCollum Philo will add support for both the Fire TV and the Apple TV this summer. This all came from an interview with Cnet last week and posted about today.

About Philo

Currently, there are two plans available. The basic plan has 37 channels available, for $16/month. An extended plan has an additional 9 channels and costs $20/month.

Like most other services, you can get a 7 day free trial before signing up for a monthly subscription. Unlike most other services, Philo will not ask you for credit card information when you sign up for a free trial. Instead, you’ll use your mobile number to confirm your identity and get started.

Supported Devices

As with most other streaming services, you can watch Philo content on your computer, tablet, smartphone, and some streaming devices. Here’s the full list of compatible devices:

  • Mac or PC with updated web browsers
  • iPhones and Android devices
  • iPads and Android tablets (5.0 and newer)
  • Roku

Channels

Here’s what you’ll get for $16/month with the basic plan:

  • A&E
  • AMC
  • Animal Planet
  • AXSTV
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • BET
  • Cheddar
  • CMT
  • Comedy Central
  • Discovery
  • DIY
  • Food Network
  • FYI
  • GSN
  • HGTV
  • IFC
  • ID
  • Lifetime
  • Lifetime Movies
  • MTV
  • MTV2
  • Nick
  • OWN
  • Sci
  • Spike
  • Sundance TV
  • Nick Jr.
  • Teen Nick
  • History
  • TLC
  • Travel
  • TV Land
  • Velocity
  • VH1
  • Viceland
  • We

With the extended package at $20/month, you’ll get all of the basic channels, along with the following:

  • AHC
  • BET Her
  • Cooking
  • Destination America
  • Family
  • Life
  • Logo
  • MTV Live
  • Nick Toons

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