Apple TV adds PLUS7 app

Alex Kidman 21 December 2015

AppleTV

The fourth generation Apple TV now supports Channel 7’s PLUS7 streaming service.

Channel 7’s streaming service PLUS7 joins SBS On Demand and Tenplay in offering dedicated apps for the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Channel 7 is the second broadcaster to launch a fourth generation specific app after SBS launched its On Demand app last week. Channel Ten’s Tenplay service is also available as an Apple TV app, but it’s a port of the older third generation code, so the interface doesn't match the fourth generation design style, which radically changed the basic Apple TV interface. That means it works OK, but will feel a bit strange compared to other apps on the Apple TV box.

The Apple TV doesn't have app support for every Australian free-to-air channel yet. If your tastes run more towards ABC’s iView or Channel 9’s 9Jumpin content, you’ll have to make do with using the existing iOS apps on your iPhone or iPad and streaming them to the Apple TV via Airplay instead. That's also the case if you've got an older generation Apple TV for most of the free-to-air catch up TV services.

Check out our full review of the latest Apple TV for more details on how the device works. It was announced back in September.

Data deals on finder

When will you get the NBN?
When will you get the NBN?

Find out when the NBN is coming to your area with our tracker.

More info...
Need more data?
Need more data?

Find plans with more than 10GB from Telstra, Optus, Virgin and more.

More info...
Norton Security Premium 5 Devices $89.99
Norton Security Premium 5 Devices $89.99

Protect your laptop, PC & mobile from viruses with Norton for $89.99.

More info...
Free streaming with Telstra
Free streaming with Telstra

Get a 3 month Netflix and Stan subscription free with Telstra.

More info...

Ask a Question

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Disclaimer: At finder.com.au we provide factual information and general advice. Before you make any decision about a product read the Product Disclosure Statement and consider your own circumstances to decide whether it is appropriate for you.
Rates and fees mentioned in comments are correct at the time of publication.
By submitting this question you agree to the finder.com.au privacy policy, receive follow up emails related to finder.com.au and to create a user account where further replies to your questions will be sent.

2 Responses to Apple TV adds PLUS7 app

  1. Default Gravatar
    norman | July 11, 2016

    Can you get Fox Sports on Apple TV if so at what cost?

    • Staff
      May | July 12, 2016

      Hi Norman,

      Thanks for your inquiry,

      Fox Sports can actually be seen on Foxtel Play – that is $50 for 1 month on direct debit based on a single Genre Pick plus the Sports Pick. Among the internet streaming service providers, Foxtel airs different live sports from around the world.

      Cheers,
      May

Ask a question
feedback