Connected TV

NPD: 60% of US homes have an internet-connected TV

John Buffone

Some 60% of US internet homes have at least one TV connected to the internet, according to new research by NPD. Streaming media players have… Read more

Hisense to set up US internet TV operation centre

The number of cumulative active users globally of Hisense's Internet TV platform

TV maker Hisense is due to set up an ‘internet TV operation centre’ in the US, as it expects its smart TV user-base to more… Read more

Samsung to launch smart TV services at CES

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Samsung is set to introduce new smart TV services at CES this week, in a bid to offer personalised content to viewers based on their… Read more

UHD TV sets to account for 60% of total market by 2020

Jack Wetherill

UHD TV shipments are forecast to account for 25% of all TV shipments this year, reflecting growth of 75% year-on-year, according to a report by… Read more

Roku adds live TV pause option

Roku 3

Roku is rolling out new features such as live TV pause as part of an operating system update for its streaming players and TVs. Roku… Read more

TVPlayer to come pre-installed on Samsung tablets


UK online TV platform, TVPlayer, has struck a deal with Samsung, establishing it as one of the first streaming video platforms to be pre-installed on… Read more

Vestel to launch Freeview Play TVs

Freeview Play

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… Read more

ONS survey highlights UK smart TV habits

Activities carried out on a smart TV by age group, 2016 (Source: ONS)

Some 18% of adults in the UK watched internet streamed TV via a smart TV this year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).… Read more

Kyivstar offering TV service via LG smart TVs


Ukrainian mobile and fixed telecom operator Kyivstar is making its TV service available via LG smart TVs without the need for a separate set-top box.… Read more

Samsung boosts UK Smart TV Hub gaming options

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung is bolstering its UK gaming line-up with the addition of the PlayStation Now and GameFly Streaming apps to its smart TV store. The new… Read more