Samsung becomes latest to dive into cloud gaming

Samsung is developing a cloud gaming platform for its Tizen smart TV OS. The announcement came during the company’s Samsung Developer Conference keynote from Samsung senior vice president, visual display software R&D Yongjae Kim.  Samsung revealed very little about its plans for cloud gaming, with the exec promising a way for users to “diversify their […]

Rlaxx TV expands to Samsung

Free-to-view streaming service rlaxx TV has launched on Samsung smart TVs. The company describes the launch as a “decisive step towards a global technical reach” for the streamer which currently is available in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Brazil and France, with planned launches in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand in the […]

Gaming time rises on Samsung TVs in UK

Time spent on gaming on Samsung TVs in the UK rose by 15% between January last year and June 2021, according to the consumer electronics giant. According to a report from Samsung Ads Europe, Behind the Screens: Gaming on Samsung TVs in 2021, there was also a 28% increase in the number of Samsung TVs […]

Alchimie to rollout 30 channels on Samsung TV Plus

OTT channel creator Alchimie has struck a deal with Samsung to provide a range of its themed channels to Samsung’s  TV Plus mobile app. Samsung’s  TV Plus mobile app is now available on select Samsung Galaxy tablets in France, Italy and Spain, following an earlier launch in the UK. The 30 Alchimie channels available on […]

US first-time buyers flock to smart TVs and streaming players

One in 10 US consumers plan to purchase a smart TV in the next three months, and half of consumers who plan to purchase a smart TV or a streaming media player in this period will be first-time buyers, according to research outfit Interpret. The remainder of buyers will be existing owners who are replacing […]

SES HD PLUS launches MY HD PLUS streaming app with NAGRA

Ghanaian satellite broadcast service provider SES HD PLUS has integrated its TV broadcast service into Samsung TVs. Utilising NAGRA’s TVkey Cloud Technology, the integrated operator My HD PLUS app will offer users direct access to the HD+ Service on compatible TVs. The TVkey Cloud Technology is a cloud-based direct-to-TV security solution that brings encrypted TV […]

Canal+ Polska online arrives on Samsung smart TVs

Canal+ Polska’s online streaming offering is now available on Samsung smart TV’s increasing its reach on the big screen. The group has created a dedicated app for Samsung TVs, with additional functionalities including the ability to switch between channels using the TV remote and create and manage individual user profiles. Canal+ said that the profile […]

Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings comes to Samsung TV Plus

Samsung Ads has agreed a deal with Nielsen. The agreement means that advanced TV measurement from Nielsen is now available for purchasing inventory on Samsung’s AVOD service Samsung TV Plus. The firm said that Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings (DAR) will enable advertisers to more easily buy and optimise Samsung TV Plus inventory in the US. […]

SPI/FilmBox’s Filmstream now on Samsung TV Plus in UK

Channel providers SPI/FilmBox’s new ad-based digital product Filmstream has launched on the Samsung TV Plus mobile app in the UK. Filmstream, which offers a range of independent and classic movies, will be available on the Samsung TV Plus app for select Samsung Galaxy device users. Samsung recently announced the launch of its Samsung TV Plus mobile app in the UK, […]

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  […]