TCL turns to allrites for AVOD and FAST channel content

Singaporean media company allrites has agreed a multi-year global partnership with TCL FFalcon. The deal will see allrites supply AVOD and FAST channels to TCL’s growing advertising connected TV business. TCL now offers over 80,000 hours of content in over 30 languages. TCL will utilise allrites’ content-as-a-service platform ritestream, which allows streaming platforms access to […]

TCL launches its first Roku TV models for UK

TCL Electronics has announced the launch of a new low-cost Roku-powered TV for the UK market. The launch marks TCL’s first Roku TVs available in the UK, and follows several years of limited activity from the TV maker in the market.  TCL is launching a range of models in both HD and 4K UHD in […]

TCL launches pair of smart TVs in UK

TV maker TCL has announced the UK launch of two new Android TV series models equipped with Freeview Play. The more premium of the two – the EC788 – features a frameless ultra slim metal design, 4K HDR PRO Picture quality with Wide Colour Gamut, Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and sound by Onkyo.  It is available […]

TCL unveils AI-enabled and 8K TVs at IFA

TCL unveiled its new AI-powered television sets at IFA in Berlin, including its first 8K TV. The manufacturer said that the expanded range of AI-powered products is part of TCL’s efforts to build a smart home ecosystem that provides consumers with “a simple, personalised life experience.” The new TV models incorporate TCL’s latest 8K and […]

TCL launches big-screen 4K HDR Roku TV

TCL has launched an ultra high definition 75-inch Roku TV – its largest television set to date and the biggest model to run Roku OS. The C-Series 75″ 4K HDR TCL Roku TV supports both 4K and high dynamic range content and is compatible with both Dolby Vision and HDR10. The 75-inch model will be […]

TLC adds original digital content to TLCme

Discovery’s female-skewing cable net TLC is beefing up its online service TLCme with a range of new original content. The TLCme service launched a year ago and the new programming announcements mark its move into original content. The channel is working with vloggers on four new digital projects. The line-up includes Estee on TLCme, in […]

Roku 4K TVs to launch this spring

The first 4K UHD Roku TVs will be available to buy this spring, with the company’s TV manufacturing partners expected to introduce nearly 60 Roku TV models in total this year. The streaming device maker said that in the US Roku-powered TVs now account for 8% of smart TV market share, and that 1 million […]

Drop in LCD TV panel demand from Chinese manufacturers

The top six TV makers in China plan to purchase 14.8 million LCD TV panels in the fourth quarter of 2015, a 16% year-on-year decline, according to IHS. The research firm claims that orders for the leading Chinese TV makers – Hisense, TCL, Skyworth, Haier, Changhong and Konka – will decline from 17.7 million displays shipped in […]

Google names Pace, Sagemcom, Technicolor and Telecom Italia as Android TV partners

Google has announced a wide range of new device and telco partners to provide Android TV-based devices and services. Google has announced that Hisense, TCL and a number of other smart TV manufacturers will produce Android TV devices, along with pay TV set-top manufacturers Pace, Sagemcom and Technicolor. Google has also confirmed that operators KDDI […]

Netflix announces first ‘Recommended TVs’

TVs by LG, Sony and Roku will be the first to carry the ‘Netflix Recommended TV’ logo in North America, the subscription video-on-demand giant has revealed.  Netflix first announced its US-based Netflix Recommended TV program at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, with the scheme designed to highlight sets that offer a […]