Android TV


Ohsung unveils new Android TV remote control reference designs

Gumi, South Korea-based electronics company Ohsung Electronics has teamed up with Google and Telink Semiconductors to develop a new range of Android TV OS reference design remote controls. The new G10 and G20 Android TV OS reference design remote controls are now available.  Created in collaboration with Google, Ohsung Electronics says that the devices enable […]

GO Malta taps Amino for Android TV-enabled OTT offering

Maltese service provider GO Malta has tapped set-top software provider Amino to deliver AminoOS-powered Amigo 7X devices and Amino Engage software for its new Android TV-based OTT video services. Android TV enables GO Malta to provide consumers with a combination of scheduled TV services and OTT services, allowing it to integrate streaming apps, update the UI and brand the […]

TikTok launches Android TV app

TikTok has launched a big-screen app for Android TV. Looking like the app which launched in the UK on Samsung TVs late last year, videos play vertically in a main feed which provides access to specific categories. Users can also view their own and other profiles. There have however been multiple reports that the app […]

AVOD rlaxx TV launches on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV

Germany-based AVOD service rlaxx TV has launched on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV devices in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. A hybrid of on-demand and traditional TV viewing, rlaxx TV presents its content in structured linear channels within which users can fast-forward and rewind. This, the company says,  allows viewers immediate access to […]

Peacock launches on Google TV, as NBCU reveals extent of The Office coverage

NBCUniversal’s hybrid streaming service Peacock is now available on Google TV. Google TV is a reskinned version of Android TV that exclusively runs on the latest Chromecast devices which launched in October. The OS builds on the original Android TV experience with a greater focus on home screen curation and access to live TV. Users […]

Wind Vision launches on web for PC users

Greek service provider Wind Hellas’s Wind Vision TV service is now available via the web for PC users.  The move means that Wind Vision is available on all household screens, with the same advanced functionalities enabled. Via windvision.gr, subscribers can watch Family Pack content of more than 50 pay TV channels with series, kids, documentaries, […]

Google offers half price Netflix in new Chromecast bundle

Ahead of the holiday buying season, Google has partnered with Netflix to launch a bundle of its new Chromecast device and the streaming service. The new Chromecast with Google TV streaming device launched at the beginning of October with a RRP of US$49.99 as the first major iteration on the Chromecast range in seven years. […]

Bloomberg launches OTT Quicktake network

Bloomberg is expanding its Quicktake brand to launch a 24/7 streaming news network. Previously announced in October, the Quicktake network will officially launch Monday, November 9 at 9am EST (2pm GMT). It launches with 10.5 hours of programming featuring ten original series and four live daily news shows encompassing a broad range of subjects spanning […]

Canal+ Poland launches Android TV-based online TV offering with new box

Canal+ Polska has launched a new Android TV-based hybrid online-digital-terrestrial 4K HDR set-top that is squarely aimed at consumers looking to consume TV online. The device, based on version 9.0 of Android TV, offers access to 76 live channels and on-demand content from Canal+ as well as digital-terrestrial channels via an in-built tuner, the Premiery […]

T-Mobile launches internet TV service in US

T-Mobile has become the latest US telco to launch a streaming service. Launching November 1, TVision is a cord-cutting OTT service akin to the likes of YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and AT&T TV that offers a range of live channels and a cloud DVR. The selling point of T-Mobile’s offer is a base […]