December 11, 2018
Acorn TV, the British-centric subscription streaming video service operating in the United States, Dec. 11 announced it is expanding service to 30 countries.
Recently acquired by AMC Networks (via majority stake in RLJ Entertainment), Acorn TV is now available in Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, 10 European countries, more South American countries, as well as 10 Caribbean countries.
Consumers can go to acorn.tv to subscribe or access the service via apps on Apple TV, Android, iPhone, iPads, and Roku streaming players. The programs will be in English-language with English and Spanish subtitles available. The Acorn TV streaming service is available for $4.99 per month.
“Acorn TV is doing phenomenally well in North America, so we’re thrilled to continue to take the Acorn TV experience globally,” Matthew Graham, SVP and GM for Acorn TV said in a statement.
Launched in the U.S. and Canada in 2011 rivaling Netflix offering premium entertainment from British and international television, Acorn TV expanded internationally in June to 12 Latin American countries.
“We are excited for global fans of British and international drama and mystery to discover the wonders of Acorn TV with addictive series featuring stellar acting, beautiful settings, and gripping storylines,” said Graham.