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Haystack TV to be prominently placed in Vidaa OS through Hisense distribution deal

International news aggregator service Haystack TV has announced a distribution agreement with TV maker Hisense.  Hisense, currently the third-largest television manufacturer in the world, will pre-install and prominently place the Haystack App within the new Vidaa Smart TV platform. The platform’s redesign was recently unveiled at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. This deal will see […]

Pluto TV strikes deal to bring dedicated button to Hisense TVs

ViacomCBS-owned AVOD streaming outfit Pluto TV has struck a deal with Vidaa International, a subsidiary of television manufacturer Hisense, to bring the Pluto TV platform to Hisense’s new Vidaa platform across the US, Europe and Latin America, free of charge. From the spring, Pluto TV will be integrated into the new Vidaa platform, while new […]

Hisense launches redesigned VIDAA OS

TV maker Hisense has launched a revamped version of its VIDAA smart TV OS. The redesign comes six years after the OS’s initial launch, with Hisense saying that it has seen 20 million installs globally. The 4.0 Vidaa will come in 2020 to existing TVs and be pre-installed on all new Hisense TVs. Hisense said […]

Tubi signs deal with Hisense for “prominent” placing within OS

AVOD Tubi has signed a deal with TV maker Hisense to offer its library on the new Vidaa platform. The offering will be available in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK – where the streamer will launch early in 2020. The company said that new Hisense TVs with Cidaa will have Tubi preloaded and […]

Roku TV to enter UK market for Black Friday

The first Roku TV-equipped TV models will launch in the UK next week, the company has confirmed.  The Hisense smart TVs, which were announced at IFA 2019, will be the first sets to launch in the country powered by Roku OS. The 4K HDR TVs themselves are fairly low-cost, starting at £329 for the 43-inch […]

Roku partners with Hisense for UK Roku TV launch

Roku has announced the European expansion of Roku TV, bringing the operating system outside of North America for the first time.  Speaking at the company’s IFA keynote speech, CEO Anthony Wood announced that Hisense will be the first European Roku TV partner, with Roku TV models expected to launch in the UK in Q4. Roku […]

Rakuten TV to triple market reach this year

Rakuten TV is looking to triple its market presence to 40 territories in 2019 via partnerships with Samsung, LG, Philips and Hisense. Rakuten will offer integrated content within the manufacturers’ Smart TV remote controls, which directly links to the Rakuten TV streaming service. With this move, the VOD platform says it will simultaneously increase its […]

Spanish BeIN Connect app on Hisense TVs

Spanish broadcaster Mediapro’s online platform BeIN Connect will now be available via Hisense smart TVs after the pair signed a deal certifying the BeIN Connect app for Hisense TVs. BeIN Connect said that the move was in line with its policy of porting its app to new devices, enabling users to connect to the platform. […]

Hisense to set up US internet TV operation centre

TV maker Hisense is due to set up an ‘internet TV operation centre’ in the US, as it expects its smart TV user-base to more than double in the next year. Hisense said that it currently has 2.6 million TV subscribers in the US and projects this to increase to more than 6 million by […]

Freeview reveals new Freeview Play devices

Free-to-view UK digital-terrestrial platform Freeview has revealed a range of new devices that Freeview Play, its recently-launched on-demand offering, will be available on over the coming months. Freeview Play will launch on Blaupunkt, Hisense, Sharp Aquos and  devices in the coming months, adding to the list of 20 brands that already support the service. Freeview […]

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