After halting sign-ups temporarily during an apparent high volume of interested consumers, FilmStruck, the new subscription VOD service from Turner for movie aficionados, said Tuesday (November 1) that its provisioning system was back online.
FilmStruck went live yesterday on Web browsers, Android and iOS mobile devices, and Fire TV devices. Consumers can get a 14-day free trial of FilmStruck, which starts at $6.99 per month, and $4 more per month for FilmStruck plus the Criterion Channel. An annual FilmStruck/Criterion Channel subscription is $99.
Sign-ups resumed last night:
— FilmStruck (@FilmStruck) November 2, 2016
FilmStruck said it was experiencing a high volume of concurrent sign-ups soon after going live, but that it had resolved the issue on Tuesday evening.
In responses to questions posed by consumers via Twitter, FilmStruck noted that the service will become available on Apple TV (fourth generation) in December, and on Roku’s platform in “early 2017.”
FilmStruck had originally expected to launch on Oct. 19, but decided to delay the debut so it could complete work on a “seamless registration process for subscribers”