Smithsonian Channel Combines with Smithsonian Earth for New Streaming Service

Smithsonian Networks announced that they are launching a new streaming service called Smithsonian Channel Plus. The service combines content from the their linear Smithsonian Channel and their VOD service Smithsonian Earth for $5 a month.

Current Smithsonian Earth subscribers will get be able to stream the new content for their current $4 a month fee.

Streaming services are not new for Smithsonian. In addition to launching Smithsonian Earth three years ago, they’ve distributed their linear channel though major streaming services

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Smithsonian Channel - - ≥ $55 - -

The new service will expand on just nature and wildlife to include space, science, travel, and pop-culture. Most programming will be available in HD, with some content in 4K.

All programming will be ad-free and you can stream via the Smithsonian Channel app on Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, iOS, Android, and Web. You can sign-up for a free trial on their website or Amazon Channels.