The video-on-demand service launched in February, but only on Apple and Android devices.
The MGM-owned TV network iOS and Android devices and Apple TV. The $6 per month service gives access to the cable channel’s full library of movies and original shows, as well as its four linear TV channels.the video-on-demand service in February, but the offering was available only on
Epix is the latest company aiming to grab consumers who are opting out of traditional pay-TV subscriptions. These services, which compete against Netflix, seem to be launching all the time, such as Disney’s upcoming Disney Plus serviceor the DC Universe service, launched in 2018. Epix in particular seems positioned against HBO Now, since the service includes a movie catalog and access to Epix’s channels.
In addition to Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Epix Now subscribers can stream content from the iOS and Android apps to any connected TV screen, download movies and shows for offline viewing, and access 4K Ultra HD streaming on supported Roku devices. Amazon Fire TV subscribers will have access to 4K content soon, Epix said.
Epix Now is currently available only in the US, and no plans for international expansion have been announced.