BitTorrent announces streaming app for Apple TV

BitTorrent announces streaming app for Apple TV

In an announcement made on Tuesday, BitTorrent it is rolling out a streaming app - called 'BitTorrent Live' - for the Apple TV this week.

Announcing the BitTorrent Live streaming app, BitTorrent said in a blog post that the app will bring peer-to-peer video -- covering a wide array of topics like news, sports, music, and technology -- to Apple TV.

According to the BitTorrent announcement, the BitTorrent Live streaming app is initially coming to Apple TV this week. The app will be expanded to iOS, Android, and OS X in June; and to the Windows platform later on.

Revealing that the BitTorrent Live streaming app will feature free content from more than a dozen small-scale channels, BitTorrent said that it will subsequently add more content -- including paid and premium tiers - to the app.

About the initial launch channels for the BitTorrent Live streaming app, BitTorrent said that the app covers wide-ranging content, including boxing and MMA (Fightbox), live clubbing (Clubbing TV), arthouse cinema (Filmbox Arthouse), as well as one network which will "devoted to taking viewers on a journey of how wealth is achieved, used, and enjoyed" (AWE).

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