TVPlayer Plus launches on Amazon Fire TV

TVPlayer Plus, the premium subscription offering of live linear streaming service TVPlayer, has launched on Amazon Fire TV devices in the UK. The £4.99 (€6.35) per-month live and catch-up Plus option gives users access to 19 premium channels – including Lifetime, History, Discovery, TLC, Eurosport, National Geographic Channel, Sony Movie Channel and Cartoon Network. This […]

TVPlayer now available on Apple TV

UK TV streaming service TVPlayer is now available on the new Apple TV platform. The launch enables Apple TV users the ability to watch over 85 free-to-view TV channels within a single app. TVPlayer Plus, the low-cost pay TV service from the same company, is also available, offering channels including Discovery Channel, TLC, Eurosport 1, […]

EE TV adds 25 channels from TVPlayer

EE has added British Eurosport, Discovery Channel and 23 other premium channels to its TV offering through a new partnership with live TV streaming service TVPlayer. Customers of the UK mobile operator’s EE TV offering will be able to access the channels through the on-demand section of their EE TV set top box for £4.99 […]

TVPlayer to launch UK subscription offering

UK over-the-top television platform TVPlayer is due to launch a subscription service this summer offering live streams of premium TV channels. TVPlayer Plus will offer upwards of 25 premium channels and roughly 100 hours of catch-up content a week for £4.99 per month – with no fixed contract. Premium networks that will feature as part […]

NHK World TV launches on TVPlayer in the UK

NHK World TV, the English-language news and lifestyle television network from Japanese public broadcaster NHK, has launched on the TVPlayer live streaming service in the UK. The deal was agreed between NHK’s distribution company Japan International Broadcasting and Simplestream, which owns and operates TVPlayer – a UK OTT platform that streams more than 50 live […]

Amazon Fire TV goes on sale in the UK

Amazon has started shipping its Fire TV internet streaming box to customers in the UK today, priced at £79. At launch content will be available from the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, BBC iPlayer, Channel 5, Sky News, Curzon Home Cinema, Vevo, YouTube, Scottish broadcaster STV and OTT live TV viewing service TVPlayer. […]

Simplestream takes funding to expand TVPlayer

Over-the-top (OTT) live streaming services company Simplestream has received a “substantial” amount of funding to accelerate the expansion of its B2C live TV streaming service, TVPlayer. Simple stream said that undisclosed amount of funding, received from international growth capital firm, Beringea, will allow it to add more channel packs and multi-channel catch-up functionality to the […]

TVPlayer launches 16 channels on Freeview

UK OTT platform TVPlayer is launching a portfolio of 16 web-delivered and free-to-air TV channels on digital terrestrial service Freeview.  The channels – which include music, fashion, home-shopping and Indian networks –will be available on channel 241 of the EPG to viewers that connect their compatible Freeview HD TV to the internet. The channel line-up […]

Euronews launches on TVPlayer

Pan-European news channel Euronews has launched on UK live OTT TV streaming player TVPlayer. TVPlayer is operated by Simplestream and streams live TV across multiple devices from some of the UK’s major free-to-air broadcasters. The addition of Euronews takes the number of channels on the service to over 45. TVPlayer can be watched via the […]

Indian news channel launches on TVPlayer

Hindi news channel Aaj Tak has joined the Desi pack on UK online TV platform TVPlayer. The launch of the channel on TVPlayer will enable it to reach viewers in the UK via web, mobile and tablet. The 24-hour news channel was launched in 2000 and reaches over 50 million homes, claiming a 55% audience […]