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Samsung launches first 8K QLED TV

Samsung has announced the launch of the world’s first 8K QLED TV. The set – the Samsung 8K QLED Y2 – is powered by MediaTek’s MT7921AU, which promises to provide users with cutting-edge Wi-Fi 6E capabilities. MT7921AU supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 from a single, highly integrated platform that provides speeds of up to  […]

Samsung dominant force in UK CTV market, but Amazon and Android TV on the rise

Almost a third of all UK households use Samsung’s Tizen smart TV platform, with the CTV OS being the clear preference of Brits. According to StrategyAnalytics, 8.5 million UK households connect at least TV to the internet using Tizen, representing 30% of all households in the country. Samsung’s wide range of TV set price points […]

Samsung continues to dominate CTV device market

The Samsung Tizen smart TV OS further extended its dominance in the CTV market as the top platform. According to Strategy Analytics, the number of Tizen devices in use worldwide increased by 21% year-on-year to 162.3 million in 2020. This makes Samsung’s platform the most used by a significant margin.  LG’s WebOS is sat in […]

Nokia and Samsung tie up patent licencing deal for video tech

Nokia has signed a patent licence agreement with Samsung, the Finnish company has announced. The deal will see Samsung make royalty payments to Nokia under confidential terms, with Samsung utilising Nokia’s innovations in video standards. While most famously known in the public realm for its mobile phones, Nokia has spent more than 30 years building […]

Reality streamer hayu lands on Samsung TVs

NBCUniversal International (NBCUI) has launched its reality TV streamer hayu on Samsung smart TVs. The SVOD offers subscribers a comprehensive library of reality TV favourites such as Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives and Below Deck. It is available in 27 territories including the UK, Ireland, Germany and Australia. It expanded to a […]

discovery+ lands on Samsung and Amazon devices in UK and Ireland

Recently launched SVOD discovery+ is now available on Samsung smart TVs and Amazon Fire TV devices in the UK and Ireland. The expanded distribution follows an initial launch on Sky Q in November 2020 and a subsequent international rollout at the beginning of January. The app will be available on Samsung Smart TVs released from […]

Clubbing TV and ducktv join Samsung TV Plus

Lifestyle channel Clubbing TV and Samsung TV Plus, the TV giant’s streaming service, have agreed on a distribution partnership for the broadcasting of the Clubbing TV’s linear feed and VOD assets in Europe. Clubbing TV will be accessible on Samsung TV Plus to the latter’s 20 million users in a total of seven European countries […]

Samsung adds HDR10+ Adaptive feature to new QLED TVs

Samsung has announced that it will add support for the HDR10+ Adaptive feature to its upcoming QLED sets. HDR10+ Adaptive promises to improve the viewing experience in customers’ homes regardless of the lighting conditions, and supports the Hollywood-backed Filmmaker Mode which was first launched in mid-2019. Announcing the feature, Samsung noted that optimal HDR relies […]

TikTok moves onto TV following Samsung deal in Europe

Social media giant TikTok is launching its own TV service across Europe after striking a deal with electronic giant Samsung. The partnership will see TikTok’s most-liked and most-viewed content become available via a pre-installed app, which is exclusive to Samsung’s most recent TV sets and will provide a TV-esque viewing experience for the social media service. Content […]

Samsung Ads extends access to inventory

Samsung’s media and advertising business Samsung Ads Europe has opened up access to its premium video inventory. Available via their preferred DSP, Advertisers in ‘EU5’ (UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy) will have programmatic access to exclusive Samsungconnected TV (CTV) inventory on Samsung’s premium AVOD service, Samsung TV Plus. Advertisers will also have access to […]

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