Connected TV

Samsung UK claims 2.5m weekly visitors to smart TV platform

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung UK said that its Smart Hub smart TV platform has now passed 2.5 million unique users per week, marking a 33% increase in users… Read more

TDG: smart TVs the preferred streaming platform

TDG smart tv ott tv streaming

Over-the-top video users prefer to watch using the native connectivity of a smart TV, rather than other TV streaming devices, according to new research. The… Read more

Connected TVs most popular for Xmas iPlayer viewing

Eastenders

Connected TVs were the most popular devices for watching the BBC iPlayer over the Christmas period, with 38% of people browsing for programmes via television,… Read more

Molotov signs partnership with Samsung in France

Molotov

Molotov, the new French OTT service from former Canal+ boss Pierre Lescure, has signed a deal with Samsung Electronics France ahead of its official launch early… Read more

Toon Goggles to appear on Philips TVs around the world

Toon Goggles

US-based Toon Goggles has signed a deal with Philips that will put the kids video-on-demand service on Philips smart and Android TVs around the world. Announcing… Read more

Freeview Play to launch on LG smart TVs

LG's new UH9500 TV

Freeview Play, the connected TV service from UK digital-terrestrial TV provider Freeview, will launch on LG Smart TVs in the first half of 2016. The… Read more

Samsung updates smart TV user experience

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung has updated its smart TV user experience with the refreshed ‘Smart Hub’ user interface and new Samsung Smart Control remote. The new Smart Hub… Read more

US internet connected TV devices set for growth

NPD connected device forecasts

There will be 231 million installed devices able to connect to the internet and deliver apps to TVs in the US by 2018, according to… Read more

Opera TV launches on LG smart TVs

LG Smart TV thumb

Opera TV has launched its smart TV toolkit on LG smart TVs. Opera TV Snap is designed to enable the fast addition of smart TV… Read more

Starz Play launches on Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung

US premium cable network Starz has launched its authenticated TV everywhere service for Starz premium subscribers on Samsung smart TVs. Viewers will now be able… Read more

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