New York — The National Football League said Tuesday that Apple TV devices have joined Roku devices in carrying its new NFL Now streaming network.
With an app on the Apple TV platform, football fans will have free access to the NFL’s massive video content library, including game highlights, original content from NFL Media and 32 NFL clubs, live press conferences, and shows and video from the NFL Films vault.
NFL Now is also optimized for personalized NFL viewing experiences delivering a one-of-a-kind video stream based on each fan’s favorite NFL teams, players and NFL.com Fantasy rosters and viewing preferences over time, the league said.
In addition to the free version of NFL Now, fans can upgrade their experience for $1.99 a month with NFL Now Plus, providing access to instant in-game highlights from each game, as well as a customized highlight stream recapping every big play by a favorite team, players or fantasy roster.
NFL Now Plus also offers access to Now’s extensive vault of NFL Films shows and documentaries ranging from “America’s Game” to “A Football Life.”
NFL’s video content sources include a mix of content from the best NFL Media, NFL clubs and NFL Films.
The app includes the following:
• original content created for NFL Now;
• highlights of NFL action (instant in-game highlights available for NFL Now Plus subscribers);
• content produced by NFL clubs;
• NFL Films content (For NFL Now Plus subscribers);
• live events, press conferences and shows; and
• NFL.com and NFL Network clips.
The app originally launched on Roku devices several weeks ago and is supported in part by sponsorships from Verizon, Gillette, McDonald’s and Nationwide.