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StarTimes ON comes to Hisense smart TVs

African operator StarTimes is bringing its OTT platform StarTimes ON to VIDAA-powered Hisense smart TVs. The service has 27 million users across the continent, and offers subscribers access to more than 150 live TV channels and 20,000 hours of VOD content. It streams content in SD, HD and UHD in various languages including English, French, […]

Crackle launches on VIDAA TVs

VOD operator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced the launch of its AVOD app Crackle on smart TVs with the VIDAA smart operating system. The deal between subsidiary Crackle Plus and the Hisense-manufactured VIDAA will see the Crackle app launch in the US on Hisense smart TVs. VIDAA customers will gain access to […]

Hisense brings UEFA.tv OTT service to VIDAA smart TV OS

UEFA has announced that the UEFA.tv OTT app will launch on Hisense and Toshiba televisions. UEFA.tv launched in 2019 as a way for the football governing body to broadcast coverage of competitions in markets where there is no rightsholder, such as UEFA’s youth, women’s and futsal competitions. It also features magazine content, interviews, behind-the-scenes video […]

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 […]

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