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Insight TV launches two channels in UK on Samsung TV Plus

4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content Insight TV has launched on the Samsung TV Plus smart TV portal in the UK with two new channels: Insight TV Lifestyle and Insight TV Wonder.  The channels will provide a mix of content spanning sports, science and the natural world. Insight TV launched on Samsung TV Plus in the […]

SmartLabs becomes Samsung Smart TV App Developer

Multi-screen and multi-networks solutions provider SmartLabs has been awarded Samsung’s official Smart TV App Developer status. SmartLabs says that it has gained extensive expertise in the development of applications for a broad range of devices and screen types. SmartLabs SmartTV Apps are now deployed on many thousands of Samsung SmartTVs, delivering an interactive TV experience, […]

Xite launches in UK and Ireland on Samsung TVs

Xite, the Dutch interactive music video service, has launched in the UK and Ireland. The platform will be available as an app on Samsung Tizen Smart TVs launched after 2015. The company claims that the platform is the world’s first “personalised music television service”.  Operating as an evolution of the traditional music video channel, Xite […]

Netflix publishes annual best TV list featuring Panasonic, Samsung and Sony

In what has become something of an annual tradition, Netflix has published its recommended list of TVs that provide the best experience of the streamer. For a set to receive the “Netflix Recommended TV” accreditation, the company says it must pass rigorous testing to “ensure great performance and easy access to Netflix and other services”. […]

Apple TV comes to Samsung sets

All 2019 Samsung Smart TVs and select 2018 TV models with a firmware update will feature the all-new Apple TV app in more than 100 countries and offer AirPlay 2 support in 176 countries starting today, the company has announced. The news comes following an announcement at CES that Apple would offer iTunes movies and […]

KPN launches smart TV app

Dutch telco KPN has launched a smart TV app that will enable subscribers to watch its TV service without the need for a set-top box. The app provides advanced functions such as pause live TV, restart and DVR. KPN said that the app would be ideal for viewers wishing to watch its service in rooms […]

Strategy Analytics: Tizen remains top smart TV OS 

Samsung’s Tizen platform remains the largest smart TV operating system globally by sales, followed by LG’s WebOS and Android TV, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm said that 21% of smart TVs sold in 2018 ran Tizen, 12% were powered by WebOS and 10% used Android TV. Roku TV captured 4% of global TV […]

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 […]

Vodafone Spain takes TV service to Samsung smart TVs

Vodafone España has made its TV service available via Samsung smart TVs, enabling users of Samsung 2017 and later models to access all the Vodafone TV services they subscribe to on the TV without the need for a set-top box. Vodafone said that Samsung smart TV users would be able to access full seasons of […]

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 […]

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