Toshiba launches first TV range with Amazon Fire TV built in

Toshiba has launched its first range of QF5D TVs with Amazon Fire TV built in for the UK market. Currently available in 43”, 50”, 55” and 65” models, the Toshiba QF5D can be purchased at Amazon and Argos in the US from £349. With Fire TV built in, the Toshiba QF5D now includes Alexa voice search […]

Disney+ on VIDAA Smart OS

Disney+ is coming to VIDAA Smart OS-powered Hisense and Toshiba smart TVs. Coming as a part of the latest firmware update to the Linux-based smart TV OS, users will gain access to the family-oriented streaming service which provides access to content from brands including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. Guy Edri, EVP […]

Red Bull TV launches on Toshiba TVs

Toshiba and Red Bull have announced a partnership to bring Red Bull TV to the manufacturer’s TV sets in the UK. The free-to-view app provides access to a wide range of extreme sports content, along with cultural and music programming. Events broadcast by Red Bull TV include the Mercedes-Benz UCI MTB World Cup, the Red […]

Twitch and Amazon Music come to Toshiba smart TVs

Amazon has agreed a deal to bring Twitch and Amazon Music to Toshiba smart TVs in the UK.  Both apps are available across Toshiba’s smart TV range produced from June 2018 onwards, including the brand’s Android, and Alexa Built-In models. The Twitch and Amazon Music apps join Toshiba’s already extensive line-up of entertainment on Toshiba […]

Amazon launches first Fire-branded TVs with Dolby Vision support

Amazon has revealed its first range of Fire TVs which support Dolby Vision. The sets are Toshiba-branded, with a 55-inch model on sale immediately for US$449.99 (€401.66). Amazon said that 43- and 50-inch models will be available on June 30 for US$329.99 (€294.55) and US$379.99 (€339.18) respectively. The TVs mark a major step for the […]

Toshiba launches new Ultra HD TVs

Toshiba has launched a range of new 4K, Ultra HD TVs under a brand licensing agreement with long-standing partner, Vestel. Toshiba said it is set to offer an “affordable mid-market proposition” that encompasses everything from 65-inch OLED sets, to wide colour gamut TVs and affordable smart DVD TVs. In total Toshiba is introducing five new […]

Freeview reveals new Freeview Play devices

Free-to-view UK digital-terrestrial platform Freeview has revealed a range of new devices that Freeview Play, its recently-launched on-demand offering, will be available on over the coming months. Freeview Play will launch on Blaupunkt, Hisense, Sharp Aquos and  devices in the coming months, adding to the list of 20 brands that already support the service. Freeview […]

Vestel to produce Toshiba-branded TVs in Europe

Electronics manufacturing company Vestel has signed a deal with Toshiba to produce and sell Toshiba-branded TVs in the European market. The partnership will see Vestel take responsibility for production, sales, marketing, and supply chain functions in Europe for Toshiba TVs, while working closely with Toshiba research, development and quality assurance resource. Announcing the deal at […]

European TVs with Netflix remote buttons available this month

A number of TV and Blu-ray player manufacturers will begin marketing devices with dedicated Netflix buttons on their remote controls in Europe from this month. Manufacturers Panasonic, Philips, Sony, Toshiba and Vestel have said they will sell devices with Netflix buttons in Europe. The remote controls will be included with 2015 as well as some […]

Toshiba agrees smart TV ad partnership with Smartclip

Toshiba has agreed a new partnership with video ad technology company Smartclip, which has secured the European advertising rights for Toshiba’s smart TV platform. Smartclip will deliver digital video campaigns on the home screens of Toshiba devices throughout Europe, with brand manufacturers able to place their ad formats on the home screen menu. Advertisers and […]