Xperi and Vestel poised to ship ‘powered by TiVo’ smart TVs

Xperi-owned TiVo and European TV manufacturer Vestel used CES to reveal that Vestel’s first ‘Powered by TiVo smart TVs are expected to ship in Spring 2023 featuring chipsets from MediaTek. The news is part of a multi-year, multi-country and multi-million-unit agreement between the two companies, signed last year. When released, consumers in the UK, France, […]

Xperi launches TiVo smart TV OS, names Vestel as first customer

Xperi has announced the launch of its smart TV operating system. TiVo OS is described by Xperi as a ‘first-of-its-kind neutral platform’ that is aimed at giving OEMs more control over the user experience while aggregating content from VOD and linear services. It achieves this via a universal discovery system which Xperi said makes TiVo […]

LOVEStv available as an app on home menu of Vestel televisions

Cellnex Telecom and Sofia Digital have partnered to launch a new HbbTV-based app for Spanish TV service LOVEStv. LOVEStv is a joint-venture of RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediaset España. It is a free-to-view catch-up TV service which provides access to content from the three participating operators. Available on Vestel TVs, LOVEStv is an evolution of the […]

Vestel adds TikTok to smart TVs

Europe’s largest TV manufacturer Vestel has announced the launch of TikTok across its range of Smart TVs. The app, which is already available on all Vestel-designed Android Smart TV ranges for brands in the UK, Germany and France, will roll out for Vestel Linux-based Smart TVs.  The rollout started at the end of January, with […]

Vestel launches TV Smart Centre app

TV consumer electronics giant Vestel has launched a TV Smart Centre app that it says will bring extra smart TV features to European viewers. Free-to-download, the new TV remote control app is designed for smart TVs from 50 popular and premium brands, offering more personalised control, as well as convenient and fast access to TV […]

Vestel partners with Simply.TV for metadata services

TV maker Vestel has signed a multi-year EPG agreement with metadata specialist Simply.TV. The deal will see Simply.TV provide metadata services to all Vestel-produced smart-TVs across more than 50 countries. Simply.TV has been tasked with migrating Vestel’s complete EPG operations within a few weeks for more than 50 territories with interfaces powered by rich and […]

Vewd and Vestel partner for SaaS-based operator TV

OTT software provider Vewd has announced a partnership with TV manufacturer Vestel to introduce what it claims to be the world’s first SAAS-based operator TV. The Vewd Operator TV combines the company’s smart TV software with Vestel’s experience of producing TVs for brands including JVC, Hitachi and Toshiba to create a product where pay TV […]

Red Bull TV launches on Vestel 

TV manufacturer Vestel has announced the launch of Red Bull TV on its TV lineup. The app will be available on more than 20 TV brands across Europe, and offers access to live and on demand streams across genres such as adventure, culture, music, biking and water sports. Specific events available to view on Red […]

Seven million UHD receivers in Spain

There are now close to seven million UHD receivers installed in Spain, according to the UHD Spain organisation. According to José María Vázquez, director of products and quality of at Vestel Iberia and member of the UHD Spain group for receivers, cumulative sales of UHD receivers in the Spanish market amount to around seven million, […]

Vestel rolls out Dolby Atmos support across Europe

TV maker Vestel has rolled out support for Dolby Atmos across Europe. The company said that it has rolled out the immersive audio technology to the majority of Vestel 4K TV ranges, including TVs designed under its license brands. Several of the TV ranges come with additional features including front-firing speakers by JBL and speakers […]

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