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Wurl expands Samsung partnership into Europe

Wurl is further expanding into the European market with the announcement of a deal to deliver programming and advertising on Samsung’s TV plus streaming service.  The Wurl Network currently delivers 125 live, linear and on demand channels to more than 50 million viewers in the US and the company says that this European expansion will […]

Netflix to stop supporting older Samsung devices in December

Netflix is dropping support for some Samsung devices in December, including certain smart TVs. Announcing the news on its website, Samsung has warned users that support for some Smart TV apps will end on December 1. The post says that many older TVs are not equipped with the technical capability to present Netflix’s latest more […]

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 […]

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