Comcast Xfinity customer? You just got access to Apple TV+ for free-ish!

Apple Tv Plus On Xfinity
Apple Tv Plus On Xfinity (Image credit: Comcast)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ is now available on Xfinity hardware.
  • Some Apple TV+ content is available for free for a limited time.
  • New Apple TV+ subscribers can take a free three-month trial.

Apple and Comcast today announced that they are offering Xfinity customers access to Apple TV+, with even those who don't subscribe now able to watch some content for free.

In a press release shared today, Comcast confirmed that Apple TV+ will begin its rollout on Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex, and XClass TV starting today. While the rollout might take a little while, Comcast says everyone should have access within days.

Alongside adding an app that Xfinity customers can use, Apple has also agreed on a deal that will give customers access to the first season of some shows between March 15 and March 21. That also include the 'Greyhound' movie starring Tom Hanks.

From March 15 through March 21, Apple will offer Xfinity customers an unprecedented preview of some of its most popular Apple TV+ original series and films across X1, Flex and Stream, no sign-up or sign-in required. Xfinity customers will be able to enjoy the first seasons of many of its most popular shows, as well as the blockbuster Apple Original film "Greyhound."

Those who aren't yet Apple TV+ subscribers can also take advantage of a free three-month trial when they sign up via their Xfinity box by April 25.

Anyone who is yet to take in some of the best Apple TV+ shows like Ted Lasso and The Morning Show are in for a treat and it's easy to see how Apple could bag some new subscribers via this deal.

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.