Apple Plans Apple TV+ App for Android, Seeks Senior Engineer

Apple is hiring a senior engineer to develop an Apple TV+ app for Android.

  • Apple is hiring a senior engineer to develop an Apple TV+ app for Android.
  • The app will feature TV and sports content, aiming to expand Apple’s market reach.
  • Apple TV+ offers original shows and movies, competing with Netflix and other streaming services.

Apple is planning to expand its Apple TV+ app to Android devices and is currently searching for a senior engineer to lead this development. According to a Bloomberg report, the job listing indicates that the new app will include TV and sports content, aiming to attract millions of Android users.

Launched in 2019, Apple TV+ competes with popular streaming services like Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, and Amazon Prime Video. The service features original movies and series such as Severance, Ted Lasso, For All Mankind, and The Morning Show. Despite its success, including Oscar wins, Apple has not disclosed its subscriber count.

In India, an Apple TV+ subscription costs Rs 99 per month, with a 7-day free trial available. This move to include Android users could help Apple gain more market share and compete more effectively with Netflix, which leads the OTT platform market with around 269.6 million paid subscribers globally as of early 2024.