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 […]

Sunrise offers ‘rotating’ Samsung TV to internet customers

Swiss service provider Sunrise has begun marketing Samsung’s Sero, a new 43-inch TV that can rotate between horizontal and vertical display modes, which the operator is making available on a 24-month installment plan. The Sero, which is only available in a handful of countries enables users to switch between the different display orientations depending on […]

SPI/FilmBox’s Filmstream to launch in Samsung TV Plus in UK

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox’s new ad-based digital channel Filmstream has launched on Samsung Electronics’ video service, Samsung TV Plus in the UK. Filmstream is the latest addition to SPI’s streaming offering and currently features a selection of independent and world cinema movies. Launched on May 7, Filmstream will now be available via a service that comes automatically installed […]

Disney+ performs poorly with Samsung TVs claims report

Users are unhappy with the performance of Disney+ on Samsung smart TVs, a new study has found. While the family-friendly streamer has seen a widely positive response – to the tune of more than 50 million subscribers worldwide – a report from enhanced TV agency Terravolt suggests that there’s more that needs to be done […]

Rakuten TV signs up Euronews for free AVOD service

Transactional VOD provider Rakuten TV has revealed that the first live channel on its new AVOD platform for Europe will be news channel Euronews. The channel will provide informative content 24/7 and will be available in all the European countries covered by Rakuten TV, following a progressive roll out across multiple territories as part of the […]

SFR and Bouygues Telecom launch box-free TV with Samsung smart TVs

French service providers SFR and Bouygues Telecom have simultaneously launched box-free TV offers with TV services available from smart TV apps. Bouygues Telecom’s BBox Smart TV offering is part of a triple-play package that provides TV access via a B.TV+ app pre-installed exclusively on Samsung smart TVs. Bouygues said that the offering was designed to […]

Endemol Shine extends channel offering on Samsung TV Plus

Content production outfit Endemol Shine Group has extended its partnership with Samsung’s TV Plus by providing two new Endemol Shine channels for its US service in addition to a new channel in Germany. Curated from Endemol Shine Group’s content library, new channel Sterling Drama launched in the US last week and features UK scripted titles […]

Samsung flip phone gets exclusive split-screen feature for YouTube

YouTube will get a new look exclusively on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Z Flip phone, the Korean company has said. As the title would suggest, the phone’s defining feature is its folding screen clamshell form factor and this is being taken advantage of with this new update for YouTube. The new feature, called Flex Mode, splits […]

Alchimie to launch 30 VOD channels across France, UK, Spain and Italy in deal with Samsung

Content aggregation and distribution company Alchimie has become an accredited Samsung partner, in a move that will allow it to distribute over 30 on demand channels on Samsung’s TV Plus platform across France, UK, Spain and Italy.  The channels will be made up of 40,000 hours of factual content from across Europe, with Alchimie saying […]

Samsung TV Plus expands and takes Rakuten TV free

Samsung TV Plus, Samsung Electronics’ free Smart TV video service, is expanding its free linear TV line-up and turning its Rakuten TV offering from a subscription into a free TV service. The Samsung service, which is automatically installed on Samsung Smart TVs in select regions, now offers 47 channels to users across news, sports, entertainment, […]

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