Great news for service members and retirees living overseas: the American Forces Network is launching a new streaming app. The new AFN Now app provides access to information, entertainment, and sport straight through your phone!
Defense.gov ~ "The American Forces Network, AFN, marks its 80th Anniversary this year with the launch of its new streaming service, AFN Now, on November 7. The AFN Now app delivers top-rated AFN television programming to service members, families, and retirees living overseas, when and where they want it, on the devices they use every day. The Defense Media Activity (DMA) invites authorized audiences to sign up for the new video-on-demand and live streaming app right away.
DMA’s Director, Hal Pittman said, 'The successful launch of the AFN Now app in the Pacific in September was AFN’s biggest technological transformation in the past three decades. Reaching our military audiences on the devices they use every day is key to Defense Media Activity's approach to better serving our military members.' The AFN Now app is free to download and provides audiences convenient, mobile access to their favorite entertainment, news, and sports programming. In advance of the launch, the app and registration portal are now open. Everyone is welcome to download the app and register now. Mike Drumheller, Director of AFN Broadcast Center said, 'The worldwide release of AFN Now provides the American Forces Network another robust, forward-thinking media platform to serve the greatest audiences in the world and further enhance their quality of life'." ~ Defense.gov.