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Apple to offer iTunes movies and TV shows via Samsung TVs

Apple and Samsung have reached a landmark deal that will make iTunes movies and TV shows available via Samsung TVs from later this year. The agreement, which was announced ahead of this week’s CES event in Las Vegas, marks the first time that iTunes content will be available via smart TVs, with a new iTunes […]

Samsung introduces ‘Remote Access’ to 2019 smart TVs

Samsung has announced a new feature for its smart TV lines starting this year, providing enhanced wireless connectivity with PCs, tablets, and smartphones. The Remote Access feature will allow consumers to remotely control compatible programs and apps through their Samsung Smart TV, with viewers able to remotely access a PC to surf the web or […]

Samsung’s HDR10+ ecosystem now has 45 industry partners

Samsung’s HDR10+ ecosystem has grown to include 45 industry partners and a new certification centre for the standard is due to open in China, promising to expand its reach even further. Among the new HDR10+ partners are: Rakuten TV, which will begin offering HDR10+ content in the first half of this year; Eastern European OTT […]

NTV+ now available as smart TV app

Russian service provider NTV+ has launched a smart TV app for Samsung TVs, enabling subscribers to access its service without the need for a set-top box or conditional access module. NTV+ subscribers can log onto the app on Samsung smart TVs and access their existing subscription offerings, new users must register and can then subscribe […]

Turkcell and Samsung claim first live 5G trial in Turkey

Turkish mobile operator Turkcell claims to have carried out the country’s first live 5G trial in partnership with Samsung. Turkcell ran an event to demonstrate UHD live streaming, cloud gaming, 360-degree camera and VR streaming all over 5G using Turkcell infrastructure and Samsung’s 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) solutions. Turkcell CEO, Kaan Terzioglu said that […]

Wurl to power content on Samsung TV Plus

Palo Alto-based video distribution company, Wurl, has signed a deal with Samsung to power select programming on Samsung’s new TV Plus service. “TV Plus provides enormous validation of the unstoppable migration of TV to the internet,” said Sean Doherty, CEO of Wurl. “Samsung is breaking down the legacy TV silos and providing video producers with a […]

Liberty Global and Comcast back OpenSync initiative

Liberty Global, Comcast and Bell Canada are all backing a new open source software initiative that was unveiled by adaptive WiFi company Plume and Samsung at the Broadband World Forum. OpenSync is a framework that works across gateways, modems, routers, access points, extenders, set-top-boxes, IoT hubs, smart speakers and other WiFi-enabled devices. Based on the Plume Middle […]

UKTV Play launches on Samsung TVs

UKTV’s on demand and catch-up TV app is to be made available on all Samsung TVs sold from 2015 onwards. Featuring content from channel Dave, Drama, Really and Yesterday, the free UKTV Play app offers anytime viewing, access to box-sets, previews of new shows, exclusive content and personalisation with a dedicated ‘my shows’ section. Highlights […]

YouSee TV embraces BYOD trend with Apple TV and LG launches

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC is to make its YouSee TV service available via an Apple TV app as well as its own set-top boxes, and will follow up with the launch of an app for LG smart TVs. Jacob Mortensen, managing director of YouSee, said that the operator’s customers “should be able to […]

Samsung unveils 8K TV at IFA

Samsung is set to launch an 8K television with 8K artificial intelligence upscaling capabilities at IFA in Berlin this week. The Q900R QLED 8K TV will be available in the UK from mid-October and will come with screen sizes of either 65, 75, 82 or 85-inches. Samsung said the TVs will feature 8K-ready enhancements, including […]

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