Hulu launched its Stay TV service for Android TV in August, however competitors has been fierce and the corporate is beginning to pull app assist from rivals’ hardware. AT&T’s Android TV set-top field misplaced assist nearly instantly in August, and Channel Grasp Stream+ and AirTV Participant not too long ago misplaced assist as nicely. This comes on the heels of a number of Hulu updates for Android TV, however subscribers with beforehand appropriate hardware are beginning to lose out.
This may appear a bit excessive at first, however taking a better take a look at the banned gadgets sheds some mild on the state of affairs. AirTV hardware is designed for Sling TV, which is direct competitors for Hulu + Live TV. AT&T’s Android field is, in fact, designed for its personal reside TV service and Channel Grasp Stream+ is usually an OTA DVR. Separating its service from competing platforms is sensible (whether or not or not we agree), however Hulu additionally dangers dropping a large pool of subscribers within the course of. We will solely hope this purge of gadgets doesn’t grow to be widespread.
Hottest gadgets proceed to assist Hulu + Stay TV, together with Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, Nintendo Change and Android and Apple telephones/tablets.