You can now get an Apple Watch on Spectrum Mobile for the first time

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What you need to know

  • Apple Watch is now available on the Spectrum Mobile calendar for the first time.
  • Users can add an Apple Watch to their existing plan for $10 per month.

Charter Communications today announced that its Spectrum Mobile carrier now supports Apple Watch for the first time. While the latest Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE are supported, it's also notable that anything from Apple Watch Series 3 and later will work just fine.

Charter also confirmed that users who activate a new Apple Watch will also receive three free months of coverage, while pricing runs at $10 for those adding their watch to an existing Spectrum Mobile plan.

Charter Communications, Inc. today announced that Spectrum Mobile will offer Apple Watch Series 6, delivering breakthrough wellness and fitness capabilities, and Apple Watch SE, a combination of design, function and value.Spectrum Mobile customers can also bring their existing Apple Watch Series 3 or later, including Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, to their Spectrum Mobile account. A $10 per monthly Smartwatch Access plan with unlimited data will be added for each new Apple Watch activated on Spectrum Mobile. For a limited time, customers who activate a new or previously owned Apple Watch will receive three months of free Smartwatch Access. Customers must have an active iPhone on Spectrum Mobile in order to activate Apple Watch.

Owners of Apple Watches will need to have an iPhone already with Spectrum Mobile to be able to add an Apple Watch, but that shouldn't be a huge surprise to anyone. Anyone wanting to bag a new Apple Watch can head over to the Spectrum Mobile website to order an Apple Watch Series 6 or Apple Watch SE right now.

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.