Vestel


Vestel signs up for Eurofins logo programme

Turkish TV manufacturer Vestel has joined existing TV brands LG, Panasonic and Hisense in supporting quality assurance outfit Eurofins Digital Testing’s logo scheme. Vestel has  committed to using Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD logo on its latest range of TVs. Eurofins certification and logo scheme will enable consumers to identify Vestel TVs that have been tested to […]

Vestel taps Vewd for HbbTV 2.0.1 devices

Turkish TV manufacturer Vestel has signed a deal with OTT technology provider Vewd to use more of the latter’s products across its range of smart TV models. According to Vewd, the deal will see one of the largest deployments of TVs with smart functionality based on the HbbTV standard to date. Vestel’s deployment of TVs […]

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 […]

Vestel to launch Freeview Play TVs

Multi-brand TV manufacturer Vestel is gearing up to launch a range of Freeview Play TVs in the UK market. Vestel’s Freeview Play range will include HD TVs and 4K Ultra HD models, allowing users to access Freeview’s connected DTT platform without connecting to a separate set-top box. “With this launch, we’re tapping into the real […]

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 […]

Vestel taps Opera for HbbTV 2.0 smart TVs

TV software provider Opera and manufacturer Vestel are teaming up to deliver HbbTV-enabled smart TV services. Opera TV’s software will be incorporated in the new line of Vestel TVs, to provide customers with Ultra HD content and interactive services based on the HbbTV 2.0 specification. According to the pair, viewers will have harmonised access to […]

Vestel to launch Android TVs and set-top boxes

Consumer electronics company Vestel has announced plans to adopt the Android TV platform for its Ultra High Definition TVs and set-top boxes. Vestel said that the new TVs and STBs will combine user-friendly TV middleware with the Android ecosystem and will feature an intelligent content search and recommendation engine. “Android is one of the fastest […]

Freeview Play on track to launch this year

Freeview Play, the new connected TV offering from free-to-view digital-terrestrial TV provider Freeview is on track to launch later this year, according to Ilse Howling, managing director, connected TV, at Digital UK. Speaking at the DTG Summit 2015: Driving Global CollaborVation in London yesterday, Howling said that the testing was well under way on the […]

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 […]

Freeview Play to launch first on Panasonic TVs

UK DTT platform Freeview has said that Panasonic will be the first electronics manufacturer to launch TVs featuring its new Freeview Play connected TV service. Panasonic will make Freeview Play available in its new 2015 line-up of Viera TVs and will launch Freeview Play recorders at a later date. Vestel will follow with a range […]